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:
Did You Know?
Most visitors exploring Andersonville National Cemetery are unaware that the New York monument has an image sculpted on the reverse side of the memorial. The image on the reverse depicts two Andersonville prisoners. One is seen as dejected while the other appears hopeful. An angel approaches the prisoners carrying an olive branch, the symbol of peace, which was used to represent the reconciliation between the North and the South. More...