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Narrative of Andersonville Civil War Henry Wirz 1866

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Narrative of Andersonville Civil War Henry Wirz 1866 Narrative of Andersonville Civil War Henry Wirz 1866


A Narrative of Andersonville, Drawn from the Evidence Elicited on the Trial of Henry Wirz, The Jailer, with the Argument of Col. N. P. Chipman, Judge Advocate.   by Ambrose Spencer

New York : Harper & Brothers, 1866.

First edition.   8vo.  Cloth.   272 p.  Frontispiece illustration.

An account of the deplorable conditions at Camp Sumter, the Confederate prisoner-of-war camp in Andersonville, Georgia and testimony about its commanding Officer Henry Wirz, who was tried and hung for war crimes against the Union prisoners of war.

This is an exlibrary duplicate from Cape Cod's historic Sturgis Library, the oldest library building in the country.  Library marks include faded white number on spine, vintage 1867 bookplate, pocket, barcode, and several neat stamps.  Moderate shelfwear.  Binding tight.  Light scattered foxing.  Very good.


 



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