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?
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...