Civil War Presentation: The Andersonville Trial

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The horrors of Andersonville Prison and the resulting trial of the commandant at the Confederate prison are closely examined by Joseph F. Wilson, whose ancestor survived the deadliest prison. One of the most sensational war crimes trials if the 19th century demanded vengeance the needless deaths if 13,000 Union soldiers. Was Captain Henry Wirz a sadistic prison keeper of a convenient scapegoat? Come hear the proceedings and decide for yourself.

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  • Camden County College, Blackwood Campus
    200 College Drive, Gloucester Township, NJ, 08012, United States
  • Monday, Mar 19th, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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    The horrors of Andersonville Prison and the resulting trial of the commandant at the Confederate prison are closely examined by Joseph F. Wilson, whose ancestor survived the deadliest prison. One of the most sensational war crimes trials if the 19th century demanded vengeance the needless deaths if 13,000 Union soldiers. Was Captain Henry Wirz a sadistic prison keeper of a convenient scapegoat? Come hear the proceedings and decide for yourself. This event is brought to you by The Center at…

    200 College Drive, Gloucester Township, NJ, 08012, United States public