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

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

posted on July 8, 2013

The Rock Island Civil War Prison: Andersonville of the North?
Full Program: 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... 28:02 Play Video

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