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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?

Bronze panel showing a prison scene on the back of a stone monument

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...