Andersonville National Historic Site keeps the public informed about events which occur within the park by providing press releases to local and regional news providers, and by posting current news releases on this web site. An archive of older news is also available.
If you are a member of the media, please contact the Public Information Officer for additional information about Andersonville.
Did You Know?
A small number of Andersonville prisoners were able to grow crops such as beans and corn. Prisoner diaries and sketches mention this fact and a photograph taken in the summer of 1864 shows corn stalks growing near a shelter. Such an undertaking would require constant guard and demonstrates that prisoners knew they might be captives at Andersonville for quite some time.