Rock Island Prison in Absalom, Absalom! (Location)

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Rock Island Prison
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OutOfYoknapatawpha
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2381
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883
Description: 

Rock Island Prison, where Rosa's aunt's husband is held, was a real Union prisoner-of-war camp during the Civil War. It was opened in 1863 in Rock Island, Illinois, and became one of the Union Army's largest prisons; by the end of the war, over 12,000 Confederate soldiers had been held there.

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Only Mentioned in Text
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Continuous

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