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Union Prisoners Confined in Camp Sumpter, Near Andersonville, Ga. (prints)

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2014.013

Scope and Contents

Union Prisoners Confined in Camp Sumpter, Near Andersonville, Ga. Lith. & print. by E. Sachse & Co., 104 S. Charles Street, Balto. [Baltimore]. Publ. by Chas. A. Schwamb ; Annapolis, Md., 1865. Drawn by Henry Blatz. 11.25 x 17” Water stains at upper left border. 1 pc. Tinted. Bird’s-eye view of Andersonville Prison (Camp Sumpter, Near Andersonville, Ga.). Shows the stockade, prison grounds, tents, a scaffold with six hanging bodies. The key lists: Headquarters, Rebel Camp, Hospital, Cookhouse, and Dead House. A number of the Union soldiers from Blount, Knox and Sevier Counties who died on the Sultana were imprisoned at Andersonville.

Dates

  • 1865

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 folder

General

Scanned & added to Digital Collection October 2014.
Title
Union Prisoners Confined in Camp Sumpter, Near Andersonville, Ga. (prints)
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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