Essays Tagged: "Andersonville National Historic Site"

Henry Wirz trial

f Wirz's actions. The ex-confederates stated that Wirz was given complete authority over all of the Andersonville prison. Also that Henry Wirz could have easily made conditions better at Andersonville ... trial a man named Dr. Randolph Stevenson testify about the physical and mental effects of being at Andersonville.The mental condition connected with long confinement, with the most miserable surround ...

(1 pages) 41 0 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Why the prison camps during the American Civil war were so terrible.

etter known of the Confederate camps were; Danville, Virginia; Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia and Andersonville, Georgia. Conditions where many inmates died would send chills down the spine of anyon ... gh poor sanitation, the grounds were dirty, barely cleaned, the inmates lived in their own muck.The Andersonville prison in Georgia was built in 1864 . The original structure covered 16.5 acres, with ...

(4 pages) 52 0 2.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Andersonville Raiders Civil War

Andersonville Raiders Andersonville Prison was known by many as "The Hell on Earth." Although ... food and water. Because of this, a band of thieves and thugs began to form. They were known as the "Andersonville Raiders." The Raiders performed a plethora of heartless actions while being held at th ... Raiders, the Raiders would beat them up and then rob them (Roberts 40). Not many of the inmates at Andersonville Prison were Raiders. The inmates did not fight back because of fear of the Raid ...

(2 pages) 37 3 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

MacKinlay Kantor's "Andersonville".

fter the war. The film won seven Oscars, including best picture.His next popular book, in 1955, was Andersonville. This is by far his most well-known work, and rightly so - he won a Pulitzer Prize for ... t Webster City's Graceland Cemetery.Although Kantor has long since passed on, his works still live. Andersonville, his most famous work, is the fictional story of a very real prison camp for Northern ...

(11 pages) 27 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

MacKinlay Kantor's "Andersonville."

fter the war. The film won seven Oscars, including best picture.His next popular book, in 1955, was Andersonville. This is by far his most well-known work, and rightly so - he won a Pulitzer Prize for ... t Webster City's Graceland Cemetery.Although Kantor has long since passed on, his works still live. Andersonville, his most famous work, is the fictional story of a very real prison camp for Northern ...

(11 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Andersonville Essay:

In Andersonville provision would have had to have been made. To live the little food that was given out ... en gathered from rain, and I would not have drunk from the swamp. If I had been an inmate in Andersonville I would have tried to escape. It might have gotten me killed, but I think it would hav ... aken over the rebels. I would go to these extreme measures because, the living conditions at Andersonville Prison Camp would make me wish I were dead. I would have had to live on very little fo ...

(1 pages) 234 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Andersonville Civil War Prison Camp

Andersonville Prison Camp The American Civil War left behind a long list of controversies th ... nfined. Over thirty thousand Union prisoners died in captivity and around thirteen thousand died in Andersonville alone (Davis 351).Historians continue researching this inhumane prison camp to reveal ... he prison design and in January 1864 the slaves from local farms began the building of the prison ("Andersonville Civil War Prison"). Andersonville was a favorable prison location because of its deep ...

(8 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Civil War Prison Camp

Andersonville Prison Camp The American Civil War left behind a long list of controversies th ... nfined. Over thirty thousand Union prisoners died in captivity and around thirteen thousand died in Andersonville alone (Davis 351).Historians continue researching this inhumane prison camp to reveal ... he prison design and in January 1864 the slaves from local farms began the building of the prison ("Andersonville Civil War Prison"). Andersonville was a favorable prison location because of its deep ...

(8 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Although Turner Network Television claims to have told 'The Great

ion claims to have told 'The Great Untold Story of the "Civil War"' through its recent production, 'Andersonville', the true untold story is the other way around: that of the plight of Southern captiv ... ich through the efforts of reformer Dorothea Dix, had been condemned as unfit for human habitation. Andersonville, on the other hand, was chosen for the healthfulness of the site and the supply of fre ...

(5 pages) 521 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Andersonville

efined as "a state of usually open and declared armed hostile conflict between states or nations" ("Andersonville" Merriam Webster ). War is not a new event, but a quite common and deadly phenomenon. ... ntil May 1865, when Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston surrendered at Sherman, North Carolina ("Andersonville" Yahoo). By the end of the war of the over 3 million soldiers that fought, 600,000 die ...

(7 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty