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  • The Rock Island Civil War Prison: Andersonville of the North?

The Rock Island Civil War Prison: Andersonville of the North?

Duration: 28:02 (Full Program)
Program: The Rock Island Civil War Prison: Andersonville of the North?
Broadcast Date: Jul. 7, 2013

This documentary tells the story of the Rock Island Civil War Prison and how it acquired the undeserved reputation as the "Andersonville of the North." Rare photographs and quotes from prisoners' diaries allow you to see and hear what conditions were like for the thousands of Confederates who were imprisoned at Rock Island.

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Post Date: July 8, 2013