The Coast / Blackshear

Blackshear Civil War Prison Camp

Hwy 203 N.
Blackshear, GA 31516


Blackshear, Ga., was the home of a temporary prison camp from late 1864 to early 1865. About 5,000 Union prisoners were held there, having been transferred from prison camps at Andersonville and Millen.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Group Amenities


    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages