Source Information

Sekeres, Michael, comp. Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio: Camp Chase Cemetery [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2000.
Original data: Original cemetery and The Story of Camp Chase. Nashville Methodist Episcopal Church 1906 and Camp Chase Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio: Franklin County.

About Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio: Camp Chase Cemetery

Just four miles west of downtown Columbus, Ohio, is Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery, the final resting place of 2,163 confederate soldiers from thirteen different southern states. These soldiers died between 1862 and 1865 while at the Civil War prison camp located there.

The information contained in this database was compiled from an actual reading of each grave marker in the cemetery as well information contained in the book The Story of Camp Chase written in 1906 by William H. Knauss. This information includes each soldier's name, military company and unit, date of death, and grave number. Some records also include the soldier's rank.