Andersonville in Macon County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
In memory of her Union soldiers and loyal sons who died in Confederate prisons during the War of 1861-65.
[Back side of Monument];
the voluntary contributions of
their surviving comrades and
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. 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. National Woman's Relief Corps Tribute (a few steps from this marker); Ohio (a few steps from this marker); Massachusetts 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). Touch for a list and map 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 •
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 843 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 7, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 7. submitted on October 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.