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The Andersonville Prison trial begins...
Item # 563042
August 22, 1865
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 22, 1865
* Andersonville prison trial begins
* Georgia Civil War horror camp
Most of the front page is taken up with reports on: "THE REBEL ASSASSINS" plus "Trial of Henry Wirz, the Andersonville Jailor" "Reading of the Charges & Specifications" "He is Charged With Conspiring with Lee, Seddon & Others to Kill Union Prisoners" "Rehearsal of the Terrible Atrocities Perpetrated at Andersonville" "They Plead that Wirz Should be Discharged Without Punishment" and more (see).
Also on the front page is: "North Carolina - The Scheme to Exterminate the Colored Race" and "The Housatonic Disaster" "Verdict of the Jury of Inquest" 'The disaster Caused by Culpable Negligence on the Part of Railway Officials".
Eight pages, great condition.
Category: Post-Civil War