The Horrors of Andersonville: Life and Death inside a Civil War Prison

Series Exceptional Social Studies Titles for Intermediate Grades By Catherine Gourley
Publisher Twenty-First Century Imprint Twenty-First Century ISBN


The Horrors of Andersonville: Life and Death inside a Civil War Prison

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"When the war ended, the Union army arrested the commandant of Andersonville, Captain Henry Wirz. A military court charged Wirz with maliciously conspiring with the leaders of the Confederacy to torture and destroy the lives of thousands of prisoners of war. Massive numbers of prisoners under his supervision died, but what really happened inside the gates of Andersonville?" Author's note. Cast of characters. End notes. Selected bibliography. Further information. Source notes. Black-and-white photographs, drawings, and maps.
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