On June 11, 1864, Pvt. Harvey was captured near Trevillian Station, Va. He was sent to Fortress Monroe, Va. on June 20th and on July 25th he was transferred to Elmira Prison, N.Y.
On March 14, 1865, Harvey was transferred for exchange. About a week later the actual exchange took place on James River, Va. He was received and sent to Hospital #9 at Richmond on March 22nd and treated for chronic diarrhoea. On March 25th, he received a 60 day furlough.