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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

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Grave 3538

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...