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    Andersonville

    National Historic Site Georgia

Park Day

Boy scouts work to assemble canvas shelters

Boy scouts work on repairing a replica shelter.

NPS/Andersonville NHS

Join us for the next Park Day on Saturday, April 12, 2014!

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?

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...