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 words "Death Before Dishonor" appear on a third of the state monuments at Andersonville National Historic Site. This phrase was the motto of the Union Ex-Prisoners of War association, and represents the devotion of Union POWs to their country. More...