Join us for the next Park Day on Saturday, April 6, 2013!
Each year the Civil War Trust sponsors Park Day on the first Saturday of April. This event joins parks and volunteers nationwide for a day dedicated to preserving America's Civil War sites.
Volunteers and park employees will work on rebuilding a replica prisoner shelter in the northeast corner of the prison site.
For information on volunteering for Park Day, contact the park at 229 924-0343.
Did You Know?
Contrary to popular belief, Captain Wirz was not the only person tried for war crimes during and after the Civil War. Nearly 1,000 individuals were charged with violating the laws of war during the conflict. Wirz is the best know of the officers of the Confederate army executed for war crimes convictions. More...