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    Andersonville

    National Historic Site Georgia

Wisconsin Monument

Authorized in 1903 and dedicated on 17 October 1907, the Wisconsin monument is located at the northwest corner of the stockade and more or less dominates the prison site landscape.

It is constructed of Georgia granite, the top being surmounted by a large American eagle cast in bronze.

 
A large stone munument with an eagle statue located at the top.
The Wisconsin Monument is a primary feature of the northwest corner of the prison site.
NPS/Andersonville NHS

Did You Know?

Boston Corbett, the man credited with killing John Wilkes Booth

Boston Corbett (Sgt 16th NY Cavalry), the man credited with killing John Wilkes Booth, was a prisoner at Andersonville. Prisoner diaries and memoirs mention Corbett as being extremely religious and a bit eccentric.