Blackshear Civil War Prison Camp

Location

Hwy 203 N.
Blackshear GA 31516

Hours of Operation

  • 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
  • Sunday : 8:00am - 5:00pm
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.
Amenities
Special Tags
  • Civil War Site
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
Group Amenities
  • Group-Friendly
General Information
  • Family-Friendly
Facility Amenities
  • Self-guided Tours