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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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Their stories of sacrifice are separated by more than 100 years in the history books, but at Andersonville their stories areseparated by only a few hundred paces.
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As JAG he presided over the trials of Mary Surratt and those who frequented her boarding house as well as that of Henry Wirtz, Commandant of Andersonville.
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Avery at Galesburg, Ill., in 1874, the firm was Robert's brainchild while he was held at Andersonville prison camp during the Civil War.
Their POW bios are used at the Nixon Library and Andersonville's National POW Museum.
After reading about Andersonville National Historic Site [September/ October 1998], I thought NPCA members would like to know that there were American POWs before there was a United States of America.
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