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

Tennessee

 
 
Tennessee Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2008
1. Tennessee Monument
Inscription. [Front side of Monument];
In memory of her Union soldiers and loyal sons who died in Confederate prisons during the War of 1861-65.

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"We who live may for ourselves forget but not for those who died here." (1284 died)

[Back side of Monument];
This monument was erected by
the voluntary contributions of
their surviving comrades and
friends.

 
Erected 1915 by the voluntary contributions of their surviving comrads and friends.
 
Location. 32° 11.752′ N, 84° 7.77′ 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. National Woman's Relief Corps Tribute (a few steps from this marker); Ohio (a few steps from this marker); Massachusetts
Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
2. Tennessee Marker
Close-up view of the text on the front side of the historical monument.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Michigan (within shouting distance of this marker); Rhode Island (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gettysburg Address (about 300 feet away); Patriotic Work of the National Woman's Relief Corps (about 300 feet away); Father Peter Whelan (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Andersonville.
 
Also see . . .
1. West Tennessee Unionists in Andersonville Prison. Although a Confederate state, many Tennesseans remained loyal to the Union. So much that several regiments of volunteers were raised in the state. Some of those men were captured and held in Andersonville. (Submitted on October 6, 2008.) 

2. Andersonville National Historic Site. National Park Service site. (Submitted on October 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. 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
 
Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
3. Tennessee Marker
View of the backside of the historical monument.
Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
4. Tennessee Marker
Close-up view of the text on the backside of the historical marker.
Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
5. Tennessee Marker
View looking north of the historical marker, with the Ohio monument in the background.
Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
6. Tennessee Marker
View looking south of the historical monument with a view of the south side of the prison site in the background.
Monuments in Northwest Corner of Former Prison Stockade image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2008
7. 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 826 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   7. 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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