[Photograph of Andersonville Prison, Andersonville, Sumter County, Georgia, 1864 Aug. 17]

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Title:[Photograph of Andersonville Prison, Andersonville, Sumter County, Georgia, 1864 Aug. 17]
Description:

"Andersonville, August 17, 1864. An elevated view of Andersonville Prison taken during the height of its occupation by Union prisoners. This view is mounted on the original board mount and is entitled, "Andersonville Prison, Georgia, North-west View of the Stockade. Thirty-three Thousand Prisoners in Bastille at the time it was taken. Photographed by A.J. Riddle, August 17th, 1864." Even though this photo is entitled taken "North-west," it is actually facing South-east. The photograph was published in 1865 as part of a series.

Note: This is an albumen print."--from field notes

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Andersonville Prison | Prisons--Georgia--Sumter County | Architecture--Georgia--Andersonville | Municipal services--Georgia--Andersonville | United States, Georgia, Sumter County, Andersonville, 32.1959947, -84.1399085
Collection:Vanishing Georgia
Institution:Digital Library of Georgia
Contributors:Georgia Archives
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Held by Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260.

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Persistent Link to Item:http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/vang/id:sum160-96