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    Andersonville

    National Historic Site Georgia

Memorial Plaques at Andersonville NHS

Since the late 1980s, continued memorialization and remembrance at Andersonville has taken the form of bronze tablets. The tablets can be found in the memorial courtyard behind the museum and along the commemorative walkway north of the museum. These plaques are dedicated to the larger themes of the park, and commemorate the sacrifices of American servicemen and woman held as prisoners of war in conflicts throughout our history.

 

Museum Courtyard

  • The Battling Bastards of Bataan
  • Hiroshima POWs
  • Vermonters
  • American Ex-Prisoners of War
  • 27th Bombardment Group US Army Air Corps
  • OFLAG64 and 64Z

Commemorative Walkway

  • Prisoners of War in Korea
  • 106th Infantry Division
  • USS Pueblo
  • American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor
  • Armored Division Association Mystery Division
  • 8th Air Force
  • Tiger Survivors
  • Vietnam POWs
  • 42nd Rainbow Division
  • Women POWs


 

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...