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

Ohio

 
 
Ohio Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2008
1. Ohio Monument
Inscription. (Front):
To her 1055 loyal sons
who died
here in Camp Sumpter
from March 1864
to April 1865
this monument is
dedicated.

(Back):
Death before Dishonor

 
Erected 1901 by State of Ohio.
 
Location. 32° 11.755′ N, 84° 7.756′ 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. Touch 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. Tennessee (a few steps from this marker); Massachusetts (within shouting distance of this marker); Michigan (within shouting distance of this marker); National Woman's Relief Corps Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Address (within shouting distance of this marker); Rhode Island
Death Before Dishonor [on reverse] image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2008
2. Death Before Dishonor [on reverse]
(within shouting distance of this marker); Patriotic Work of the National Woman's Relief Corps (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Father Peter Whelan (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Andersonville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Andersonville National Historic Site. National Park Service site. (Submitted on October 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Andersonville Prison. A resource page detailing the history of Andersonville Prison. (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
 
Ohio Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2008
3. Ohio Monument
Great Seal of the State of Ohio image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2008
4. Great Seal of the State of Ohio
Seal of the United States of America image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2008
5. Seal of the United States of America
Monuments in Northwest Corner of Former Prison Stockade image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2008
6. Monuments in Northwest Corner of Former Prison Stockade
Historic Well Near the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 8, 2008
7. Historic Well Near the Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 768 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   7. submitted on October 1, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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