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Andersonville prison... Henry Wirz to hang....



Item # 668809

November 8, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 8, 1865 

* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter - Georgia
* Henry Wirz sentenced to death - hanging


The top of the back page has: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Case Of Wirz" "He is To Be Hanged on Friday" "How the Accused Received His Sentence". Henry Wirz was the infamous warden of the Confederate prison camp at Andersonville, accused of horrendous atrocities committed against northern prisoners of war.
Other Reconstruction news as well including: "Jeff Davis".
Eight pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), generally nice.

Category: Post-Civil War

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