Research about Andersonville and the American prisoner of war story is ongoing. The National Park Service works cooperatively with scholars and others to learn more. A primary way in which Andersonville stimulates scholarship is through the Prisoner of War Research Grant Program, funded by the Friends of Andersonville.
If you have a project idea that can add new historical information or challenge existing notions about Andersonville, contact park staff. Please use the Contact Us link on the left-hand navigation bar.
The library is open for public research by appointment only. Appointments must be made at least two weeks in advance. The library may be reserved for research Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please call 229 924-0343, ext. 201 or email us to make an appointment.
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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...