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Photo of grave markers at Andersonville

With the Andersonville virtual field trip, students can explore a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp and the harsh conditions that Union soldiers endured while imprisoned at Camp Sumter.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the harsh conditions at Andersonville Prison through videos, photo galleries, 360-degree experiences, and primary source documents.
  • Analyze Andersonville’s primary function during the Civil War.
  • Examine the living conditions at Andersonville through first-hand accounts of soldiers who were imprisoned there.
  • Engage in critical thinking with discussion questions that probe enduring understandings in social studies.

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