any prominent Confederate generals were confined in it, with scores of citizens suspected of disloyalty to the Union.
Captain Wirz, the keeper of Andersonville Prison, was imprisoned here, and was executed on a gallows in the yard.
These views showhout the title and without the full authority belonging to the office.
The commandant of the prison interior was Captain Henry Wirz, about whose character so much has been written.
This officer was of Swiss birth, and at the beginning of the war ream.
The attempt of the officers in charge to remedy the bad conditions which soon arose seem to have been sincere.
Captain Wirz made requisitions for hoes,
Evening roll-call for the Elmira prisoners—1864
This photograph was cherished througwithin it. After the collapse of the Confederacy, Major Gee was tried by a military commission similar to that which tried Wirz, on the charge of cruelty and conspiracy, but after a careful investigation the commission found a verdict of not guilty,