Civil War prison camps

Archaeologists in Georgia have found the location of the prison that served as an overflow facility for Andersonville

"November 17, 1864—Three of our men were frozen to death last night in the stockade! Large fires are going, but many are so reduced in vitality that they easily froze notwithstanding,” wrote Union Pvt. Read more >>

Andersonville was merely the worst of a bad lot; North and South alike, they were more lethal than shot and shell