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