Confederate Prison No. 6

Confederate Prison No. 6 (HM18VU)

Location: Danville, VA 24541
Country: United States of America

N 36° 35.169', W 79° 23.425'

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Constructed in 1855 as a tobacco factory by Major William T. Sutherlin, this renovated structure housed Union prisoners during the Civil War, 1861-1865. It was one of six Danville Confederate prisons in which as many as 7000 Union soldiers were confined.
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HM NumberHM18VU
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Marker Numberq 5h
Year Placed1985
Placed ByDepartment of Conservation and Historic Resources
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 2:47pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 643992 N 4050169
Decimal Degrees36.58615000, -79.39041667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 35.169', W 79° 23.425'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 35' 10.14" N, 79° 23' 25.50" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-519 Loyal St, Danville VA 24541, US
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