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The Henry Wirz prison warden trial...

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September 03, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1865

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

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, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War