Andersonville, Georgia (2) || Prisoner of War Muesum

Andersonville, Georgia (2) || Prisoner of War Muesum

The Prisoner of War Museum covers the entire history of the POW phenomenon, and isn’t limited to only what occurred at the Andersonville Prison Camp.
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One of the most fascinating items I found was the diary display.  Writing is a way to maintain psychological and emotional strength, so I wasn’t surprised to see that for the POW’s, journaling was forbidden.
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But human beings are resilient creatures, and they found a way…
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“Each line kept someone from going crazy one more day…”
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Just beyond the red brick wall of this monument is the Andersonville Prison site.
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But first a look at the sculptures–
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How this incredible sculpture was done using the brick, I just can’t figure out… amazing.
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And then, on the other side, the expanse of land where the prison camp was located.   
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It’s been turned into a park, and many of the Union states have erected monuments in honor of the Union soldiers who were held here, and likely died here, during the Civil War. 
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See more Andersonville posts [here].

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