2020-09 Putnal
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A rare view of Columbia Military prison, Richland Co., Columbia, S. C. Richland County's jail was converted to use as a Confederate military prison after overcrowded conditions in Richmond forced the relocation to South Carolina of over one hundred and fifty captured Union prisoners from First Bull Run. An artist rendition of the jail house "Photographed by N. Knecht, Easton, Pa." with orange tax stamp on verso, inscribed: "Compliments of J. H. Hammony, U. S. N." on the verso while the front bears contemporary pencil notations of "1863-4. Richland Jail, Columbia." Expected wear, else VG.
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CDV of Columbia Military Prison, Charleston.

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