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Trial of Andersonville prison commandant Henry Wirz...



Item # 562085

August 31, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, August 31, 1865

* Captain Henry Wirz
* Andersonville Prison trial


The 1st two and a half columns of the front page is taken up with reports on the trial of the commandant of the infamous Andersonville, South Carolina, prison camp, Henry Wirz, with headlines that include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ", "Some Discussion About Handcuffing the Prisoner", "The Usual Prolixity of Discussion Between Counsel" and more.

Other news of the day throughout.

Complete in 8 pages, little foxing, otherwise in nice condition..

Discounted by 20% (as shown) through August 14, 2014!

Category: Post-Civil War

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