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Capt Heinrich Hartmann "Henry" Wirz
Birth: Nov. 25, 1823
Zurich
Zürich, Switzerland
Death: Nov. 10, 1865
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. A native of Switzerland, he was a Captain in the Confederate Army, and commander of Camp Sumter, the notorious Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia. Wrongly blamed for being responsible for the terrible conditions there, he became the only Confederate tried and hanged for war crimes. 
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Capt Heinrich Hartmann Henry Wirz
Added by: Ethan F. Bishop
 
Capt Heinrich Hartmann Henry Wirz
Added by: Ethan F. Bishop
 
Capt Heinrich Hartmann Henry Wirz
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