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Camp Sumter

Ken Drew

Camp Sumter

the Andersonville chronology, October 28, 1863-November 21, 1865

by Ken Drew

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Published by K. Drew in Americus, Ga. (1320 Hancock Dr., Americus 31709) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Andersonville Prison -- History -- Chronology.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Chronology.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Ken Drew.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE612.A5 D74 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination52 p. :
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2266428M
      LC Control Number89151562

      Sumter National Forest Camping: Campendium has 15 reviews of 13 Campgrounds in Sumter National Forest.   Between February and April , 41, Union prisoners of war were taken to the stockade at Anderson Station, Georgia, where nea - one-third of them - died. Most contemporary accounts placed the blame for the tragedy squarely on the should5/5(1).

      Title Plan of Andersonville Prison or "Camp Sumter," April, Summary Illustrates the layout of Andersonville Camp, as Sneden refers to the prison, and the surrounding area where Confederate guard troops of the 1st Florida Battery were stationed including the headquarters of Captain Henry Wirz, roads in and out, topographical features such as swampland, a graveyard presumed to be connected. - My great-great grandfather survived Andersonville. Read more about him here: and about the prison http://www 97 pins.

      - Explore Jo Branham's board "Andersonville Prison", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Andersonville prison, Andersonville, Prisoner of war camp pins. In the end, only his cunning survival skills saved him from the fate of an estima prisoners who were killed during the 14 months Camp Sumter was in operation. The book represents Ranzan’s third documentary editing project. Others include The Papers of the War Department, andThe Thomas A. Edison Papers.


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The prison, officially called Camp Sumter, was the South’s largest prison for captured Union soldiers and known for its unhealthy conditions and. The largest and most famous of military prisons of the Civil War, Camp Sumter, commonly known as Andersonville, was the deadliest landscape of the Civil Union soldiers imprisoned here, nea died.

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Andersonville is a American television film directed by John Frankenheimer about a group of Union soldiers during the American Civil War who are captured by the Confederates Camp Sumter book sent to an infamous Confederate prison camp.

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Andersonville is also known in the history books as Camp Sumter. A prison camp in Georgia for Yankee soldiers there have been rumors getting out about just how bad this prison is.

It's much, much worse. I have a pretty strong stomach and a few times reading this book I got very queasy/5(76). Andersonville Prison, also known originally as Camp Sumter, was a Confederate military prison that existed for 14 months during the American Civil War.

It opened in February, near Andersonville, Georgia, and originally covered roughly acres of land. By June of the same year the prison had grown to acres.

The prisoners experienced lack of food, and poor sanitation, which made. This is the beginning of Camp Sumter, which will become known as the notorious “Andersonville,” prison camp.

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Describes the large Confederate prisoner of war camp in Georgia, known as Camp Sumter or Andersonville, and the harsh conditions that killed many prisoners there during the Civil War. From inside the book.

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Includes a base map. Andersonville; the story of a Civil War prison camp -   The camp continued until July Maxfield’s book describes how the camp was hastily constructed, poorly planned – a pond in the middle of the camp was used for latrines and spread disease throughout the camp – and overcrowded, which .Camp Sumter, the Andersonville Chronology by Ken Drew ISBN ISBN Paperback; Americus, Ga: Ken Drew, ; ISBN