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Descendants of Point Lookout

This site is dedicated to the men, women, and children who were imprisoned / perished at Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates from 1863 to 1865 in the state of Maryland during the War for Southern Independence.

Website: http://www.plpow.com/
Members: 5
Latest Activity: Nov 28, 2012

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Point Lookout was a genocidal, ethnic cleansing, concentration camp filled with federal atrocities that housed over 52,000 Southerners, with a death count of over 14,000. To learn more about the camp and its history, please visit the DOPL website.

William J. Hagin of Richmond Hill, GA is President of the Descendants of Pt. Lookout Prisoner of War Organization. He and his wife, Lori, are defenders of our Southern Heritage, not backing down in the face of controversy . Our organization is an historical, patriotic, educational, memorial, unreconstructed, unapologetic, heritage association that is not affiliated with any other organization. Its purpose is to pay homage to Confederate ancestors: military and civilian, men and women, of all races who were POWs at Point Lookout, Maryland 1863-1865.

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War of the Rebellion: a North and South Family

Started by Shae Jul 16, 2009.

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Comment by Shae on August 11, 2009 at 8:17pm
I hope to go in October.
Comment by Stacy Wade Harris II on August 11, 2009 at 12:38am
Hey y'all. I thought it was kind of odd to find this here , but I'm glad I did . Will I see y'all in October at the Point ?
Comment by Stacye Mehard on July 18, 2009 at 8:24pm
The interesting kind of oddities that turn up in the civil war!!
Comment by Shae on July 18, 2009 at 3:56pm
I had one ancestor, my paternal Great-Great-Grandfather John Worden, who was a guard at Point Lookout while another ancestor, my maternal Great-Great-Great-Grandfather David M Tannehill, was imprisoned there. He died a prisoner and is buried there in the mass grave.
Comment by Stacye Mehard on July 18, 2009 at 2:10pm
My GreatGreatGrandfather, Joshua Buskey Lockwood of Princess Anne County, Virginia was imprisoned @ Point Lookout the last year of the war and was released upon giving oath in 1865.
 

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