Vicksburg Campaign, a Virtual Tour
Camp Fisk


(3-09) Enlarge Site of Camp Fisk, Old Highway 27, 2.0 mi. south of VNMP Visitor Center. Primary exchange point for Union prisoners captured in the Western Theater of operations. The exchange point in the east was at City Point, VA. Former Union POW's were sent from Camp Fisk into Vicksburg to board the steamer Sultana, which later exploded on the Mississippi River north of Memphis


(3-09) Enlarge Water supply for Camp Fisk

1. Civil War Letters of William Laban Brown
2. The Last exchange. Camp Fisk, Four Mile Bridge (Vicksburg), April, 1865
3. Records of the Sultana disaster, April 27, 1865 (pdf)
4. It Happened on the Mississippi River -- Google Books

5. Surviving a Confederate POW Camp
6. Exchange Of Prisoners In The Civil War

7. The Cahaba Prison, The Civil War Prison With a Compassionate ...

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