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Execution of Henry Wirz, the demon jailor of Andersonville Prison...



Item # 644335

November 11, 1865

NEW-YORK TIMES, Nov. 11, 1865 

* Execution of Captain Henry Wirz
* Andersonville Civil War prison - Georgia


The front page has: "Execution Of Wirz"  "Closing Scenes in the Life of the Andersonville Jailor"  "Farewell Interview with his Associate, J.H. Winder" "Final Effort of His Counsel to Obtain Executive Clemency" "Firm Demeanor of the Prisoner on the Scaffold" "He Asserts His Innocence to the Last"  "A Remarkable Attempt to Poison Him Just Brought to Light"  "A Bolus of Strychnine Conveyed to Him by His Wife" and much more.
Eight pages, good condition.

Category: Post-Civil War