Wirz, Henry, 1823?-1865

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Wirz was most noted as the commander of Andersonville Prison.

From the description of Captain Wirz Special Orders No. 3, 1865 January 27. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 212782030

Confederate army officer.

From the description of Henry Wirz papers, 1864-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981619

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Waring, Joseph Frederick, 1832?-1876. Joseph Frederick Waring papers, 1853-1882 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Wirz, Henry, 1823?-1865. Captain Wirz Special Orders No. 3, 1865 January 27. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Dutton, George Wendell. Papers, 1861-1908. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894. Jubal Early papers, 1863-1890. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Andersonville Prison. [Miscellaneous pamphlets, newspaper clippings, etc. on Andersonville prison and Henry Wirz]. Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Wilkins, John D. (John Darragh), d. 1900. Letters, 1858-1869. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Wirz, Henry, 1823?-1865. Henry Wirz papers, 1864-1865. Library of Congress
referencedIn Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918. Plan of Andersonville Prison or "Camp Sumter," April, 1864. / Drawn by R.K. Sneden, while a prisoner there, April, 1864. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Hunt, John R., 1842-1889. John R. Hunt papers, [ca. 1861-1865]. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Mary Wilkinson collection, 1897-1960. Mid-Continent Public Library, Administrative Headquarters
referencedIn Stibbs family. Stibbs family papers, 1819-1990s (bulk 1859-1866) Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
referencedIn Cadwallader, Sylvanus, b. 1825 or 6. Reminiscences, 1896. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Pelot, J. C. Story of Andersonville prison : in defense of Captain Wirz / by J.C. Pelot. Manatee County Public Library System
referencedIn Smith, William H., fl. 1864-1866. Papers of William H. Smith, 1864-1866. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905. Papers, 1799-1923 (bulk 1846-1906). Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Haggerty, James. Diaries and Sketchbook of James Haggerty, 1870-1927. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Horn, Stanley Fitzgerald, 1889-1980. Papers, 1938-1980. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
referencedIn Amos E. Stearns memoir, Stearns, Amos, 1864-1865 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Wilkins, John Darragh, 1822-1900. Letters, 1858-1869. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
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associatedWith Andersonville Prison. corporateBody
associatedWith Cadwallader, Sylvanus, b. 1825 or 6. person
associatedWith Dutton, George Wendell. person
associatedWith Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894. person
associatedWith Haggerty, James. person
associatedWith Horn, Stanley Fitzgerald, 1889-1980. person
associatedWith Hunt, John R., 1842-1889. person
associatedWith Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts, collector. corporateBody
associatedWith Pelot, J. C. person
associatedWith Smith, William H., fl. 1864-1866. person
associatedWith Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918. person
associatedWith Stearns, Amos Edward, 1833-1912 person
associatedWith Stibbs family. family
associatedWith Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905. person
associatedWith Waring, Joseph Frederick, 1832?-1876. person
associatedWith Wilkins, John D. (John Darragh), d. 1900. person
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Army officers, Confederate
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Birth 1823-11-25

Death 1865-11-10

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