The Andersonville Prison Civil War crimes trial: a headline court case

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Enslow Publishers,
Pub. Date:
c2000.
Language:
English
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IL: UG - BL: 8.9 - AR Pts: 3
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Under the leadership of Captain Henry Wirz, during the last year of the Civil War more than twelve thousand of the thirty-three thousand Union (Northern) soldiers imprisoned at Andersonville died. Most perished as a result of exposure to sun and rain, insufficient food, and horrible unsanitary conditions, but cruel treatment was also a factor in many of the deaths. After the war ended, Henry Wirz was tried by a specially-appointed military court, for having been at least partially, and in many cases fully and directly, responsible for these deaths. In a case that has left a lasting impact on our country, he was sentenced to death for his part in the horrors at Andersonville Prison.
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9780766013865
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subject_facet Andersonville Prison
Prisoners of war -- Georgia -- Andersonville
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons
War crime trials -- Georgia -- Andersonville
Wirz, Henry, -- 1823?-1865 -- Trials, litigation, etc
title_display The Andersonville Prison Civil War crimes trial : a headline court case
title_full The Andersonville Prison Civil War crimes trial : a headline court case / Susan Banfield
title_short The Andersonville Prison Civil War crimes trial :
title_sub a headline court case
topic_facet History
Prisoners and prisons
Prisoners of war
Trials, litigation, etc
War crime trials
Wirz, Henry