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Prisons and Hospitals

  Where the Prisoners Longed to be Exchanged & the Andersonville Cemetery

 

Where the Prisoners Longed to be Exchanged

This view of Andersonville, though not taken at the time when the prison was most crowded, gives some idea of the conditions. Practically no room was left for streets, though there was an opening for the wagons carrying rations. This was ironically called "Broadway."

The Cemetery at Andersonville Prison

The failure of negotiations for exchange of prisoners in 1864 was responsible for many of these rows of prisoners' graves.

page 119  in 1911 book

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Volume 7 of the History is the first volume I'm publishing online simply because it was the one I was interested in when I decided to publish.

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