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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.
Category: Post-Civil War