Civil War Georgia More Sites

Andersonville Andersonville National Historic Site • 496 Cemetery Road, Andersonville GA 31711 • 912-924-0343 Union prisoners began arriving here at the new Camp Sumter from overflowing prisons in Richmond early in 1864. The facility, designed for 10,000, was quickly overwhelmed and overcrowded, creating miserable conditions. Of the more than 32,000 prisoners held here during the … Read more