Harper’s Weekly 1865 Part 2 - Andersonville: Civil War (1861-1865) Illustrations – Series 1865 Part 2 Andersonville Atrocities, Jailor’s Trial

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Walt H. Sirene - History - 99 pages
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This is a selective collection of Harper’s Weekly woodcut images from throughout 1865 regarding cruelties at Andersonville. The original descriptions of illustrations of the jailor’s trial and rebel treatment of Union prisoners is presented.

About This Document -- Several years ago, Fauquier resident Paul Mellon kindly gifted a collection of Harper’s Weekly news magazines to the Fauquier Historical Society. They are a great educational source of engraved images highlighting Civil War events published when most newspapers were only words. The images illuminate the story.

 

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Presented by the Fauquier Historical Society, Warrenton Virginia 20186. Our Society & Museum -- The Society has over 200 members dedicated to preserving Fauquier County's rich history. We maintain a local museum in Warrenton beside the Fauquier County Courthouse. Our Mission -- We aim to stimulate interest in Fauquier County (faw keer) and Virginia history by preserving the evidence of our past, connecting it to our present plus educating the community about its importance to our future. Learn from the past.

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