Victory From Within: Exploring the Stories of Prisoners of War

The Camp Sumter military prison at Andersonville was one of the largest Confederate military prisons during the Civil War. During the 14 months the prison existed, more than 45,000 Union soldiers were confined here. Of these, almost 13,000 died here. Today, Andersonville National Historic Site is a memorial to all American prisoners of war throughout the nation's history. Read More

A cannon sits out in front of a replica of a wooden stockade wall

Camp Sumter Civil War Military Prison

This was the deadliest ground of the Civil War.

Fog rests on hundreds of graves and a stone monument of a Civil War soldier

Andersonville National Cemetery

The fallen men and women of our American military rest in peace and honor here.

A courtyard with a large wall sculpture and statue of prisoners of war

National Prisoner of War Museum

We preserve the stories of all American POWs from the Revolutionary War to today.

Man sitting in military uniform

160th Civil War Anniversary

Photo of Andersonville prisoner John W. Jack of the 96th New York Infantry.

Last updated: April 6, 2021

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Mailing Address:

Andersonville National Cemetery
National Prisoner of War Museum
496 Cemetery Road

Andersonville, GA 31711


(229) 924-0343

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