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.

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  • 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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