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Andersonville

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Andersonville Jordan Reidy Anna Steltenpohl Diseases and Hospital Conditions Camp Food Shelter and Clothing Prisoner of war camp during civil war
Also known as Camp Sumter
Worst camp in war-most casualties
40,000 came
13,000 died total-about 120 per day Background Walls-from 15 feet to 17 feet tall
Pigeon roosts- 90 feet apart
Deadline
2 Entrances
Designed to hold 10,000
Part of it-swampy Heat-miserable
Rained a lot
"Rained all night, and as our shelter leaked we were completely soaked, besides being cold and hungry."-Private Samuel Elliot
Crowded
During winter-froze Stream-used as the lavatory and drinking water
Caused dysentery-scurvy
Gangrene-when feet fall off Surgeon White
209 hospital tents
Hospital moved outside Shebangs
Some had no shelter
No clothes Raiders Attacked
Stole valuables
New prisoners- targets
Trial-guilty
Hanged Low rations
Sweet potato, meat, sometimes salt
Meat-unclean and unknown
No salt
No potato-cow peas- 1 quart per 270 men
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