Camp Sumter
Andersonville, Georgia

While best know as a death sentence to enlisted union men and for its commandant, Captain Hemry Wirz, legally lynched after the war, it did house a few officers in a small building near the railroad line as the following shows:
This smaller stockade was called "Castle Reed" and was origionally built to hold Confederate officers who were guilty of crimes. Camp Sumter never housed more than 60 or 70 officers, some of whom ended up in Columbia Military Prison. While many of those from Libby came thru, few are noted in the records in Camp Reed.

For far more information regearding Camp Sumter, check out these fine sites about Camp Sumter and The Rebel Prison Pen,


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