Civil War Institute
Libby Prison in Richmond became known for its horrible conditions; however, no prison during the war can compare to the cruelty at Andersonville Prison. It was built in February 1864, fourteen months before the end of the war, and in that short time devastating atrocities occurred which made Andersonville the most infamous of the Civil War prisons. [excerpt]
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Sutter, Megan A., "“All hope is banished”: Life in Andersonville Prison" (2014). The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History. 51.