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A village of southwest Georgia southeast of Columbus. Its notorious Confederate prison, where more than 12,000 soldiers died in the Civil War, is a national historic site.


(ˈæn dər sənˌvɪl)

a village in SW Georgia: site of a Confederate military prison. 267.
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The carpenter had once been a prisoner in Andersonville prison and had lost a brother.
In Georgia, this would include Andersonville National Cemetery in Andersonville.
Fans of Hutch's other locations know what to expect in Andersonville - a reliable menu that has a little something for everyone.
Brown earned a BS in Science from the University of Maryland; Associate of Applied Science from Community College of the Air Force; Master of Ministry, Master of Biblical Studies from Birmingham Theological Seminary; and Doctor of Ministry from Andersonville Theological Seminary.
George Levy, author of To Die in Chicago, observed, "The atrocities that occurred in [Douglas] were even more heinous than those at Andersonville.
The newest Pastoral -- at 3,500 square feet the biggest to date -- combines both a retail space and an 80-seat sit-down wine bar/bistro in the Chicago neighborhood of Andersonville.
Synopsis: Paddy Quinn, the boy who ate rattlesnakes, and lost a hand to a cannon blast during the Mexican War, returns as a famous Civil War correspondent and battlefield sketch artist in James Alexander Thom's new novel, "Fire in the Water" The central action in this novel is the tragic explosion and burning of the paddlewheel steamboat Sultanta near Memphis in the last days of the Civil War, killing some 1,800 homebound Yankee survivors of the hellish Andersonville prisoner-of-war camp in Georgia.
Succinct commentary identifies aspects of plot to appease the curiosity of students and the needs of travelers and teachers, as with MacKinlay Kantor's Andersonville, Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart, and Esmeralda Santiago's Conquistadora.
Polly mourns the death of her father, endures Andersonville Prison, and narrowly escapes the Sultana steamboat disaster.
Roger Pickenpaugh covers the changing policies regarding prisoners and takes a detailed look at the conditions in all of the major camps, with two chapters on the notorious camp at Andersonville, and one chapter on black prisoners.
In 1864, the first Union prisoners arrived at the Confederates' Andersonville prison camp in Georgia.
5) Despite the notoriety of Andersonville, an estimated 14,000 Confederate POWs died in the Union camp at Point Lookout, Maryland.