National Prisoner of War Museum

Andersonville National Historic Site

Andersonville was perhaps the most notorious prison camp of the Civil War. Though it was only operational for 14 months over 13,000 prisoners died here due to malnutrition, exposure, and murder. Of all the Union Prisoner of War deaths, Andersonville accounted for nearly half. This was a very moving place to visit, and very different from other Civil War sites...

2-23-2007