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    Andersonville

    National Historic Site Georgia

Books, Documents, References

 

Historic Resource Study - 1970 [14.5 MB PDF]
This invaluable study by Edwin Bearrs charts the history and development of Camp Sumter with an emphasis on building locations and relationships. Includes a base map.

Andersonville; the story of a Civil War prison camp - 1972 [6.02 MB PDF]
This 20 page introductory handbook by Raymond Baker is based on the 1970 resource study.

National Prisoner of War Museum Dedication Program - April 1998 [9.42 MB PDF]
Program from the 1998 dedication of the National Prisoner of War Museum. Contains detailed background information on the development of the museum.

Kelly, Dennis. A History of Camp Douglas Illinois, Union Prison, 1861-1865. Southeast Region National Park Service, 1989.

Andersonville Prison Park and National Cemetery Brochure - Mid-1960s [808 kb PDF]

Did You Know?

Headstone of Jacob Swarner in National Cemetery.  His brother, Adam, was the first prisoner to die at Andersonville

Adam Swarner, a young Cavalryman from New York State was the first prisoner to die at Andersonville. Five months later, his brother Jacob was buried in grave number 4,005 of the National Cemetery.