The Andersonville trial.

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ContributionsBrooks, Martin, Donlevy, Brian., Horner, Jedediah., Levitt, Saul., National Theatre Corporation (Washington, D.C.), Richard L. Coe Theater Programs Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsPN2093 .C64 1995 no. A71
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Open LibraryOL23232840M
LC Control Number2009656579

The Andersonville Trial is about the Confederate Officer given charge to this horrific place, Henry Wirz. This is not the actual trial records, but Saul Levitt, the author had /5(13). The trial of Captain Henry Wirz, the commandant of the Confederate Prisoner of War Camp known as Andersonville, is a look at a man who oversaw the death of 14, Union prisoners out of 45, The South Carolinian prisoner camp is aptly described as hell on earth/5(57).

As told by Chapman from the NY Daily News: "Wirz, a Swiss immigrant and a doctor, had enlisted in the rebel army, had been severely wounded and, a semi-invalid, had been put in command of this military prison.

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The event was documented voluminously; the court transcript comprised pages of the Congressional Record, and the trial’s The Andersonville trial. book record was 2, pages.

Over the course of more than 60 days, witnesses testified, the majority of whom were former Andersonville POWs. From the start, the trial was a. Andersonville is a novel by MacKinlay Kantor concerning the Confederate prisoner of war camp, Andersonville prison, during the American Civil War (–).

The novel was originally published inand won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction the following : MacKinlay Kantor. prison experience. McKinley Kantor’s novel Andersonville was long a staple of high school classrooms in the 20th Century.

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The Andersonville Trial, produced inis appropriate for high school audiences interested in the moral questions raised by the prison, and how they were addressed during the trial of Captain Wirz. Directed by George C. Scott.

With Cameron Mitchell, William Shatner, Jack Cassidy, Wright King. A dramatization of the war-crimes trial of Henry Wirz, commandant of the notorious Confederate POW camp at Andersonville, Georgia/10(). Start studying Andersonville Trial.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Andersonville: Prison Commander Wirz Executed. On April 9,General Robert E. Lee () surrendered his Confederate forces to Ulysses Grant () at Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia. Chicago citation style: George C.

Scott, and Mundell Lowe. THE ANDERSONVILLEKantor's Andersonville is a fictionalized account of life in the Confederate States of America prison camp in Georgia for Union soldiers captured during the Civil based the book on.

The Horrors of Andersonville Rebel Prison: Trial of Henry Wirz, the Andersonville Jailer; Jefferson Davis' Defense of Andersonville Prison Fully Refuted: Author: Norton Parker Chipman: Publisher: Bancroft Company, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Length: 89 pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

The trial of Captain Henry Wirz, the commandant of the Confederate Prisoner of War Camp known as Andersonville, is a look at a man who oversaw the death of 14, Union prisoners out of 45, The South Carolinian prisoner camp is aptly described as hell on earth/5(35).

Trial of Henry Wirz letter from the secretary of war ad interim, in answer to a Trial of Henry Wirz. 2nd sess. 40th Cong Caption title. "Index to the Executive documents of the House of Representatives of the United States of the second session of the fortieth Congress" p.

Buy The Andersonville Trial by Saul Levitt online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ His trial is today acknowledged as having been a sham, and yet the "truth" of Andersonville is still meted out as an example of the illegitimacy of the Confederacy and the obvious moral turpitude of its cause.

Page challenges this notion. A former prisoner of the camp, he risked his political future and personal reputation when he published his.

The dramatic trial began an ongoing dialogue over whom to hold responsible for the conditions at Andersonville and the high number of deaths. Captain Henry Wirz's conviction and subsequent execution is still debated to the present day.

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COUPON: Rent The Andersonville Trial 1st edition () and save up to 80% on textbook rentals and 90% on used textbooks. Get FREE 7-day instant eTextbook access. Heinrich Hartmann Wirz, better known as Henry Wirz (Novem – Novem ), was a Swiss-American officer of the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.

Wirz was the commandant of the stockade of Camp Sumter, a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp near Andersonville, Georgia, where inhumane conditions led to a high mortality rate of Union s/wars: American Civil War, Battle of Seven Pines.

It was the Civil War-era story of Captain Henry Wirz and the Andersonville Prison that peaked Levitt’s interest. The similarities between the Nuremberg Trials and the Wirz trials were astounding, and Levitt was not the only one to make that connection. InMacKinlay Kantor published his most successful and influential novel, Andersonville.

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Chipman Published by Notable Trials Library, Birmingham, AL (). The Andersonville Trial ★★★½ Details the atrocities experienced by captured Union soldiers who were held in the Confederacy's notorious Andersonville prison during the American Civil War.

Provides an interesting account of the war-crimes trial of the Georgia camp's officials, under whom more t prisoners died. Moving, remarkable TV drama based on the book by Pulitzer prize. Genre/Form: Drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Levitt, Saul. Andersonville trial.

[New York] Dramatists Play Service [©] (OCoLC)   Buy a cheap copy of Andersonville book by MacKinlay Kantor. Based on the author s extensive research and nearly twenty-five years in the making, MacKinlay Kantor s bestselling masterwork tells the heartbreaking story of the Free shipping over $/5(5).

Acclaimed as the greatest novel ever written about the War Between the States, this searing Pulitzer Prize-winning book captures all the glory and shame of America's most tragic conflict in the vivid, crowded world of Andersonville, and the people who lived outside its barricades.

Unlike The Andersonville Trial, the miniseries emphasizes tensions that emerge among the prisoners plot focuses on the Union soldiers as they dig tunnels in an attempt to escape, resist dysentery by soaking up rainwater in their clothes to drink, and fight Union raiders, other captives who murder and steal from fellow prisoners.

George C. Scott directed this made-for-television adaptation of Saul Levitt's award-winning stage drama, based on the true story of Andersonville Prison, a notorious Confederate prisoner of war camp in operation during the Civil War.

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InCaptain Harry Wirz (Richard Basehart) is brought to trial to answer charges of murder and crimes against Actors: Richard Basehart.

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