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Execution of Captain Wirz... Andersonville prison...
Item # 588735
November 11, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, November 11, 1865
* Execution of Captain Henry Wirz
* Andersonville Civil War prison - Georgia
The top of the front page has: "WIRZ", "Details Of His Execution", "The Parting of the Prisoner with Winder", "He Charges His Old Companion in Crime to Redeem His Character from the Stain Upon It" "Gloomy Scene at the Scaffold", "The Prisoner Persists in Declaring His Innocence to the End", "Details of an Attempt at Suicide on the Part of Wirz" with more (see photos).
Fine coverage of the death of the demon warden of the Andersonville prison camp.
Eight pages, nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War