This is a 12 slide, highly animated, power point presentations on the American Civil War - Prisons - Elmira. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change it to fit your individual needs.
Elmira Prison was a prisoner-of-war camp constructed by the Union Army in Elmira, NY, during the American Civil War to house captive Confederate soldiers.
The site was selected partially due to its proximity to the Erie Railway and the Northern Central Railway, which criss-crossed in the midst of the city, making it a prime location for a Union Army training and muster point early in the Civil War.
Most of the 30-acre Union installation, known as Camp Rathbun, fell into disuse as the war progressed, but the camp's "Barracks #3" were converted into a military prison in the summer of 1864.
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This is of several presentations I offer under the subject...... The American Civil War.