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The Henry Wirz prison warden trial...

Item # 672771

September 03, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1865  The ftpg. has reports concerning the trial of Henry Wirz, the warden of the infamous Andersonville, Georgia, prison camp from during the Civil War.
First column heads include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Details of the Proceedings on Saturday" "Testimony of a Prisoner of the Illinois Cavalry" "How Wirz Shot the Sick and Disabled" "He Boats of Killing More Yankees than Gen. Lee Can" "The Awful Horrors of the Dead Line" "One Man's Leg Almost Torn Off by the Dogs" and more.
Eight pages, just slightly irregular at the spine margin, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 304 (released for March, 2021)...

Category: Post-Civil War