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Execution of the Andersonville Prison warden...

Item # 655436

November 25, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 25, 1865  Several prints on the execution of Henry Wirz, the Andersonville Prison warden found guilty of cruelty. Among them are a ftpg. of: "Preparing the Prisoner For Execution--Putting on the Black Robe" and: "Interior of Wirz's Room Just as He Left It." There is also a full page print captioned: "Execution of Captain Wirz At Washington, Friday, Nov. 10" showing a large crowd surrounding the scaffold, with Wirz on it and the noose around his neck.
An unrelated print within shows: "Fort Union, Washington Territory, Abode of the St. Louis Fur Company."
Sixteen pages, some foxing, generally good condition.

Category: Post-Civil War