Andersonville Prison

From Andover Answers
Revision as of 12:22, 15 May 2012 by Dean (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
  • There were 10 Civil War veterans whose records reference the notorious Confederate Prison, Andersonville. 6 have grave markers there: Thomas Bagley, George S. Farmer, George W. Grant, William S.Hall, John J Townley, and Hiram C.Travis. George C. Grant was actually from Amesbury and died at an army field hospital.

  • Charles Barnard, was paroled from the prison in such poor shape that he died on his way home to Andover.

  • Edward Newman, who died at Andersonville, was reburied in South Church cemetery.


  • Notorious Prison Held Andover Veterans. Andover Townsman January 3, 2008, p.13, 14.

--Leslie 12:15, May 15, 2012 (EDT)

back to Main Page