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Missouri Digital Heritage :: Divided Loyalties Opening Exhibit :: Divided Loyalties Audio Tour :: Panel 25 - Military Prisoners - (Wartime Prisoners, Appeals for Pardon)
Confederate and Union soldiers were held for real or alleged crimes during the war. Even after the war's end, 157 pro-Union civilians and soldiers remained in the Missouri State Penitentiary until the state government ordered them to be set free a full eight months after the end of the war.
Several methods of compensation for losses sustained during the war were attempted at this time.
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