Elmira prison camp during the Civil War. Barracks in Elmira were converted to hold prisoners of war in 1864, largely due to their proximity to major railroads.
January 1 1861
New York State Archives. New York (State). Department of Education. Division of Visual Instruction. Instructional lantern slides, ca. 1856-1939. Series A3045-78, No. A10004.
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