18 June 2017

An Andersonville Story

We arrived at Andersonville about the 18th of June. We were put in the stockade at that place where we beheld misery on all sides. Sickness and death by hundreds was the program every day. When we got there we thought our fellow prisoners were friends, but there were robbers and thieves among them who watched every fresh convoy of prisoners to see what they had worth stealing. However I was lucky at being robbed by the first soldiers those who captured me and was saved going through the ordeal. [Source]

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