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Andersonville,

village (1990 pop. 277), SW Ga., near Americus; inc. 1881. In Andersonville Prison, officially known as Camp Sumter, tens of thousands of Union soldiers were confined during the Civil War under conditions so bad that nearly 13,000 soldiers died. Its location is part of Andersonville National Historic Site (495 acres/200 hectares), a national memorial for all American prisoners of war, with a museum dedicated to them. The site also includes Andersonville National Cemetery, which contains more than 15,000 soldiers' graves.

Andersonville

in southwest Georgia; imprisoned Union soldiers died under wretched conditions. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 99]

Andersonville

horrible Civil War prison where 12,926 Union soldiers died. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 18]
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Kellogg wrote of the events at Andersonville, "It is a tearful history--a sad record, and many will shrink from the revolting details.
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Although it only existed for the last fourteen months of the Civil War, Andersonville became legendary for its appalling conditions documented in the diaries of its prisoners and the trail transcripts of its commandant.
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A With archaeologist Daniel Lenihan, he's produced Wake Of The Perdido Star (1999), Justice For None (2004) and Escape From Andersonville (2008).
A study conducted by Andersonville Development Corporation in Chicago shows that for every $100 spent at a national chain only $43 stays in the community.
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9) Originally built to house only 10,000, it was obvious why conditions at Andersonville are described as worse than any other prison camp, north or south.
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Proponents point to the Andersonville Study of Retail Economics in 2004 that said for every $100 spent in Chicago, $68 stayed at home if the purchase was made at a local merchant versus just $43 if the sale went to a chain store.