The last of the historic state monuments to be placed at Andersonville by Civil War veterans, the Minnesota Monument was dedicated in 1916. The monument features a prominent statue of an enlisted soldier at the rest on arms position.
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The shelters built by prisoners were known by many names: tents, huts, shelter tents and blanket tents. The phrase "shebang" was used by a small number of prisoners but through post-war and Twentieth Century popular writings has become the most commonly used term for the prisoner shelters. More...