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Newell Burch: Civil War Prisoner of War

Presented by Washington County Historical Society at Unknown

Jul 05 2015
Newell Burch: Civil War Prisoner of War

Join WCHS Museum Manager Dustyn Dubuque for a presentation covering Civil War soldier Newell Burch and the horrors he faced at the infamous Andersonville Prison.

Burch, a New York infantryman, was captured at the Battle of Gettysburg. Unfortunately, Burch soon found himself held captive at the Confederacy deadliest prison. Of the 45,000 Union soldiers held at Andersonville – almost 13,000 died of malnutrition, disease, and brutal discipline.

During his Master’s thesis, Dustyn Dubuque

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