Andersonville Prison & Cemetery


Camp Sumter, located near Andersonville, Georgia, was established after the exchange/release system failed early on into the war.

Of the 45,000 Union solders imprisoned at Camp Sumter, almost 13,000 died while here.


Andersonville, Georgia Civil War Prison of War Camp  (movie)








Whether you are looking for historical data or schedules of upcoming events, click here to visit the many information filled pages on Andersonville Prison provided by Kevin Frye.


Click here for directions to Andersonville.


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