Andersonville Prison as seen by John L. Ransom, author and publisher of "Andersonville diary, escape and list of the dead," Washington, D.C. / A. Sachse & Co. Lithographers & Printers, Baltimore.

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POW2.jpg

Title

Andersonville Prison as seen by John L. Ransom, author and publisher of "Andersonville diary, escape and list of the dead," Washington, D.C. / A. Sachse & Co. Lithographers & Printers, Baltimore.

Subject


Ransom, John L.
Andersonville Prison--1860-1870.
Prisons--Georgia--Andersonville--1860-1870.
Prisoners--Union--Georgia--Andersonville--1860-1870.
Hangings (Executions)--Georgia--Andersonville--1860-1870.
Fences--Georgia--Andersonville--1860-1870.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Detention facilities--Confederate.

Description

Print shows a bird's-eye view of the Andersonville Prison, with prisoner's tents, gallows for executions, and a stream for washing, surrounded by three rows of stockade fences and with artillery batteries of cannons at the corners; includes numbered key identifying prominent features.

Creator

A. Sachse & Co.,

Source

Library of Congress

Date

c1882 Sep. 29

Rights

No known restrictions

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Photo

Identifier

digital file from original print
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pga.02585

Citation

A. Sachse & Co., , “Andersonville Prison as seen by John L. Ransom, author and publisher of "Andersonville diary, escape and list of the dead," Washington, D.C. / A. Sachse & Co. Lithographers & Printers, Baltimore. ,” Digital Exhibits, accessed February 27, 2021, http://digitalexhibits.wsulibs.wsu.edu/items/show/5536.