Going Beyond Andersonville
The issues represented at Andersonville extend well beyond this site and its story to the present day. The links below go to organizations dedicated to the recovery of POW/MIAs from past conflicts in addition to oganizations dedicated to the principles of international humanitarian law, protecting civilians, wounded and sick combatants, and prisoners of war.
Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO)
The National League of POW/MIA Families
American Ex-Prisoners of War
Korean War Ex-POW Association
Department of Defense 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Committee
The United States Of America Vietnam War Commemoration
Library of Congress - Military Legal Resources
Library of Congress - Vietnam-Era Prisoner-of-War/Missing-in-Action Database
CIA - POW/MIA documents in compliance with Executive Order 12812
American Red Cross
International Committee of the Red Cross
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...