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The Andersonville Prison trial...

Item # 675045

September 22, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 22, 1865

* Andersonville Civil War prison camp - Georgia
* Captain Henry Wirz trial - atrocities

Front page first column heads include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Gen. Howell Cobb Gloating Over the Murder of Union Prisoners" "He Points to the Poor Starving Boys & Brags that His Soldiers are Better Off" "More of the Profanity & Indecency of the Russian Winder" "How He Proposed to Cure Women of Sympathy for Yankees" "Words Fail to Express the Infernal Nature & Spirit of the Andersonville Jailers".
Eight pages, a few minor spots, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War