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Brutalities unveiled at the Wirz trial...

Item # 684450

September 22, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 22, 1865 

* Andersonville Civil War prison in Georgia 
* Captain Henry Wirz trial

Front page column heads include: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "Another Chapter of Brutality and Horrors" "Howell Cobb Desired to Hang All the Yankee Prisoners" "Suggested Punishment for the Georgia Ladies who Collected Supplies for the Sufferers" "Wirz & the Winders Proposed to Place Them All in a House of Prostitution" and more. Page 4 has an editorial on the Wirz trial.
Eight pages, nice condition.

Category: Yankee