March 6-8, 2020
2020 EVENT CANCELLED
This has occurred due to many extenuating circumstances. It was NOT a decision based on ANY political motives.
Hosted by the Georgia Sharpshooters in cooperation with
Andersonville National Historic Site and the National Park Service
Photo courtesy of Andersonville National Historic Site
Chief of Interpretation and Education
Andersonville National Historic Site
Lead Park Ranger
Andersonville NHS Event Coordinator
This living history will consist of many things different from years past.
Guard rotations in the “stoops” ( towers ).
Dual guard impression of ANV veteran troops on Saturday
and Georgia Reserves on Sunday.
Time frame is March 1864.
Guards will be issued same rations as prisoners.
Flowing scenarios inside the stockade all day long.
Civilians are welcome and will be portraying the interaction of the local populace with the prison.
Confederate Guard Force at this time
( portraying 26th Alabama / 1st Georgia Reserves )
2nd Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters
Federal Prisoners at this time
21st Ohio Infantry
64th Illinois, Yates’ Sharpshooters
123rd New York Infantry