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General Hospital #1 (Shockoe Hill)
Prisoner of War Camp

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Confederate 1861-1863
Richmond, Virginia

General Hospital #1 was in service between July 1861 through June 1863.

The hospital took care of injured Union prisoners from the battle of the 1st Manassas/Bull Run and other engagements. It was located next to Shockoe Cemetery, where most of the prisoners who died there were buried.

Though most who died there are buried in anonymous graves, 88 of the dead have listed graves.

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