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Identifier: P0084-0589

Title: Alton Prison.

Description: Photograph of Alton Prison with a tree in the foreground and Alton, Illinois in the background. Two riverboats are docked on the river. "You may just have this pic at no cost. Prison, in foreground, at Alton, Illinois, where Confederate prisoners of war were kept. Picture also shows the business section of Alton and lower Town." and "Gift of Hon. Hugh P. Williamson Assistant Attorney General office of Jefferson City, Mo." (written on reverse side).

Rights:

Place: United States
Illinois

Dates: 1861-1865

Type(s): Photograph
Image

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
prison
Alton
Prisoners of war
confederate
building
River boats
Trees
Rivers

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