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Union soldiers in Andersonville Prison: Sickness, Starvation, Death

Union soldiers in Andersonville Prison: Sickness, Starvation, Death

This illustration depicts atrocities committed against Union soldiers at the Confederate prisoner of war camp in Andersonville, Georgia. The Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War investigated this and many other serious war-related issues.

Thomas Nast, wood engraving, Philadelphia: King & Baird, 1865, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress