POW Research Grant program
The Friends of Andersonville fund an annual grant program which provides financial assistance to support original research and writing leading to interpretive works on the history of American Prisoners of War.
The following information will be of interest to those who desire to apply for financial assistance:
The application deadline for 2014 awards is December 20, 2013. Awards will be made by February 14, 2014. Andersonville National Historic Site will acknowledge receipt of complete applications if a self-addressed, stamped envelope is included with the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
For questions regarding the research grant program, please call Chief of Interpretation and Education Eric Leonard at 229 924-0343, extension 201.
Did You Know?
Buried in grave 3585 is Corporal James Gooding, 54th Massachusetts Infantry, who died at Andersonville on July 19, 1864. A sailor before the war and highly educated, his letters describing his experience as a soldier were published in a Massachusetts newspaper and he wrote to Abraham Lincoln requesting equal pay for black soldiers. More...