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The trial of the "demon of Andersonville"...

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August 26, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 26, 1865  The top of the front page has heads: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "More of the Horrors of Andersonville" "Testimony of a Rebel Surgeon as to the Maltreatment of Prisoners" "Copy of an Inspection Report of the Prison Camp" "A Sickening Tale of Suffering". This coverage takes over 1 1/2 columns. See the web for more on the career of Henry Wirz.
The back page has: "The Assassins - Arrest of a Supposed Accomplice of J. Wilkes Booth--Interesting Details"
Eight pages, nice condition.

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