Sacrifice, courage, and perseverance are all values that can be learned from the prisoner of war experience. The park offers a series of lesson plans, field trip programs, and primary source materials designed to help students of all ages to better understand prisoners of war and the Andersonville Prison.
Plan A Field Trip
Learn more about ranger-led and teacher-led activities to help students understand the experiences of Union Prisoners of war held at Andersonville.Read More
Wirz Trial Lesson Plan
This mock trial lesson plan has been designed based on the historic Wirz Trial transcript. Lead your class in an examination of the laws of war.Read More
Interview a Monument
This activity allows students to explore the monuments in the cemetery and to gain an understanding as to how and why people chose to build them.Read More
Last updated: September 2, 2019