Andersonville National Cemetery serves as a shrine for the nation's honored dead. These regulations have been designed to ensure beauty, dignity and preservation of a reverent atmosphere. Please abide by the following while on the cemetery grounds:
Did You Know?
Inside the Andersonville prison was a vibrant free market economy. Prisoner George Fechtner recounted that, “there were a number of barber shops there where men could get shaved, their hair cut and whiskers dyed, and some of them carried on the doctoring business. They would buy their dyeing articles to work with, their soap and other things, from new arrivals.” Other prisoners operated stores, sold firewood, and repaired clothes and shoes.