• North HillSide Photomerge

    Andersonville

    National Historic Site Georgia

Bibliography

A comprehensive bibliography of Andersonville and American prisoners of war would be book-length. Although it is difficult to choose a few among the many fine publications available, the selections listed here stand out for their combination of historical quality, enjoyable and often compelling writing styles, and availability from public libraries and bookstores.

We've divided the bibliography into the following catagories for ease of use:

This bibliography is also available in PDF format.

Did You Know?

Drawing of Civil War soldiers at the Andersonville prison deadline

The deadline at the Andersonville prison consisted of a rail about four feet off the ground that was situated nineteen feet from the stockade wall. Any prisoner who crossed this line with any part of his body was likely to be shot without warning by a guard in a guard tower.