Island History – Civil War Era – POW Listing
This information comes from Joe Barbiere’s list of prisoners of war, as published in Scraps from the Prison Table ¹. This list includes only those prisoners on Johnson’s Island prior to September of 1862. Prisoners on the island after this date are not listed.
Paroled Prisoners Arrived in Prison
|Name||Rank||Regiment||Co||Where Captured||When Captured|
|Weller, F. J.||2nd Lieut.||1st Tennessee Artillery.||Fort Henry||Feb. 6, 1862|
|Morton, J. H.||Captain.||32nd Tennessee.||Fort Donaldson.||Feb. 16, 1862|
|King, John||Private.||1st Tennessee. Regt.||Cheat Mountain.|
|Steadman.||Colonel.||1st Alabama.||Island 10.||April 8, 1862|
¹ Barbiere, Joe, Lieut. Col. Late C.S.A. Scraps from the Prison Table, at Camp Chase and Johnson’s Island. Doylestown, PA: W.W.H. Davis, Printer, 1868.
* The asterisk in front of a name denotes names of POW’s who are included in a second list titled “Casualties and changes among Commissioned Officers after exchange”. For more information about a specific POW with an asterisk, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.