There’s A 2-Acre Civil War Cemetery That Used To Be A Confederate Prison In Ohio Called Camp Chase

Did you know there’s a Confederate cemetery hiding in Ohio’s capital city? Most people don’t. Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery was once a Confederate prison. Today, it’s a historic cemetery where more than 2,000 Confederate Prisoner’s of War are buried. As one of the few Civil War sites in Ohio, it’s unexpected, solemn, and worth a stop the next time you find yourself in central Ohio.

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Have you ever been to Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery before? If so, we want to know what your experience was like!

For more historic hidden gems in Ohio, check out our previous article: Visit With Ghosts When You Stay At Ohio’s Historic Buxton Inn Which Dates Back To 1812.