The latest update to the Andersonville Irish project has just been uploaded. The database now contains the details of 225 Irish Americans who lost their lives at the Prison Camp- you can access it on the project page here. The interactive Ireland map has also had numerous additions, something which you can explore via the project page, or by clicking on the MapHub link below.
I am deeply indebted to the many individuals who have made contributions to the project thus far. The response has been phenomenal. The names of those who have contributed are being recorded along with the details of the servicemen. I am hopeful that in the near future some of the family stories of discovery relating to the Andersonville Irish will be featured as part of the project.
In addition to the crowd-sourced contributions, I continue to conduct research myself to add to the list. It is apparent that those we have thus far identified are just a small proportion of the total. If you have any information regarding any Irish Americans who were imprisoned or died at Andersonville we are eager to hear from you- contributions can be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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