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Trial of Captain Henry Wirz... Andersonville prison...



Item # 649854

August 31, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 31, 1865 

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


Front page column heads include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ", "Some Discussion About Handcuffing the Prisoner", "The Tendency of Evidence the Same as on Former Days", and more, with the text taking 2 1/2 columns of the front page. Included is a letter from Henry Wirz, the warden of the infamous Civil War prison camp in Andersonville, Georgia, where the Yankee prisoners were horribly treated.
Eight pages, very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War