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Andersonville Prison-Civil War: Secondary Sources: Books & Articles

Secondary Sources

Andersonville the Story of a Civil War Prison Camp, by Raymond F. Baker, based on research by Edwin C. Bearss.
Washington: Office of Publications, National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, 1972.
MNHS call number:  E612 .A5 B24

The Tragedy of Andersonville: Trial of Captain Henry Wirtz, The Prison Keeper, by N. P. Chipman. 
N.P.  Chipman, 1911.
MNHS call number:  E612. A5 C53

History of Andersonville Prison, by Ovid L. Futch.
Gainesville, Fla: University of Florida Press,1968.
MNHS call number:  E612 .A5 F8

Civil War Prisons, A Study in War Psychology, by William Best Hesseltine.
Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio State University Press,1930.
MNHS call number: E611 .H45

Prisons and Prisoners of the Civil War, by Richard F. Himmerline. 
Boston, Mass.: The Christopher Publishing House, 1934.

MNHS call number: E615. H36

Andersonville Prison, Sumter County, Georgia.  Minnesota: A Roster of  Soldiers Interned there between February 1864 and May 1865, compiled by John H. Lundquist.
MHNS call number: E612 .A5 A564 2001

This was Andersonville; The True Story of Andersonville Military Prison as Told in the Personal Recollections of John McElroy, Sometime Private, Co. L, 16th Illinois Cavalry, edited by Roy Meredith. 
New York, McDowell, Obolensky, 1957.
MNHS call number: E612.A5 M14 1957

Resources for Civil War History at the Minnesota Historical Society, by Hampton Smith. 
Saint Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Historical Society, 1998.
MNHS call number: Digital copy of the bibliography.

Minnesota in the Civil War, 1861-1866: A Bibliography of Published Sources, by Stephen E. Osman.
St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Historical Society, 2006.
MNHS call number: Digital copy of the bibliography.

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