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    Andersonville

    National Historic Site Georgia

Odd Fellows Monument

Small marble monument with text

NPS/Andersonville NHS

Located at the north circle of the cemetery, the Odd Fellows monument is dedicated to the memory of all the unknowns buried in the National Cemetery. The monument was placed and dedicated in October of 1985 by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Rebekah Assembly.

Did You Know?

Detail of headstone showing inscription

Two unknown Union soldiers are buried in Grave 13,718. These prisoner deaths were discovered in 1899 when heavy rains exposed their remains within the prison site. It is thought that they died as a result of suffocation from a cave-in or a shelter or well.