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Andersonville in Macon County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Michigan

 
 
Michigan Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2008
1. Michigan Monument
Inscription.
In Memorium
Erected
by the State of
Michigan
to her
Soldiers
and
Sailors
who were imprisoned
on these grounds.
1861-1865.

 
Erected 1904 by State of Michigan.
 
Location. 32° 11.765′ N, 84° 7.741′ W. Marker is in Andersonville, Georgia, in Macon County. Marker is at the intersection of Prison Site Road and Cemetery Road, on the left when traveling south on Prison Site Road. Click for map. Monument is grouped with other monuments in the northwest corner of the former prison stockade, inside the Andersonville National Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Andersonville GA 31711, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ohio (within shouting distance of this marker); Massachusetts (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Address (within shouting distance of this marker); Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriotic Work of the National Woman's Relief Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Escape Tunnels
Michigan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
2. Michigan Marker
Close-up view of the text on the historical monument.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Rhode Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Father Peter Whelan (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Andersonville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Michigan Monument at Andersonville Prison Rededicated. (Submitted on October 6, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Andersonville National Historic Site. National Park Service site. (Submitted on October 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. Andersonville Prison. A resource page detailing the history of Andersonville Prison. (Submitted on October 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

4. Roster of Prisoners Held at Andersonville. From the National Park Service. This page searches the prison rosters for soldiers by name and state (Submitted on October 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Michigan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
3. Michigan Marker
View looking south of the historical monument in the foreground and the Ohio Monument in the background, and the site of the southern half of the prison grounds in the distant background.
Monuments in Northwest Corner of Former Prison Stockade image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2008
4. Monuments in Northwest Corner of Former Prison Stockade
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 779 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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