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 John Sarsfield

John Sarsfield

Birth
Death 11 Jul 1864
Burial Andersonville National Historic Site, Macon County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 12633 · View Source
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Civil War Union Army Soldier. He was a Union prisoner of war at the infamous Andersonville prison camp. He was part of a group, collectively known as "Mosby's Raiders" and led by William "Mosby" Collins, that beat, stole from, murdered and terrorized fellow Union prisoners before they revolted. In a trial conducted by the prisoners, and endorsed by Prison commander Captain Henry Wirtz, the six "Raiders" were found guilty, and hanged. Their remains were interred away from the rest of the Union soldiers who died at the prison.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 19 Sep 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12633
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Sarsfield (unknown–11 Jul 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12633, citing Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville National Historic Site, Macon County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .