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J.E. Larkin (Elmira, New York) 
Rebel Prison at Elmira 
[Home Views, No. 15] 
1865 
  
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DeGolyer Library, South Methodist University - SMU 
Robin Stanford Collection 
  
 
LL/50113 
  
View shows a Union prison camp in upstate New York with Confederate prisoners lined up. Comparable to Andersonville, the overcrowded Elmira camp held more than 12,000 prisoners during the war; 25 percent died (2,963) primarily from malnutrition, poor sanitation, and exposure to harsh winters. 
 

 
  
 
  
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