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Dramatic issue on the "demon" jailer of Andersonville Prison...



Item # 636130

September 04, 1865

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 4, 1865 

* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter
* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia


Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL [Wirz], who was the warden at the infamous Andersonville prison. "The Testimony of Western Cavalrymen" "Werze's Mode of Dealing With the Cripples and Sick Men" "He Puts Them Out of Their Misery" "His Boasts About His Barbarous Exploits" "Horrors of the Dead Line "2933 Men Die in One Month" "The Report Admits that Bloodhounds Were used" and even more.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, 2 folds, some water staining & a bit of foxing.

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