Andersonville National Historic Site, Georgia Recreation Area Info & Images

Andersonville National Historic Site Image Gallery

Directions

Andersonville National Historic Site is located in southwest Georgia. The park is approximately 12 miles north of Americus and 11 miles south of Montezuma on GA-49.

Phone

(229) 924-0343

Activities

AUTO TOURING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING

Campground Reservations

Georgia Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Georgia Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Georgia Recreation Areas | Andersonville National Historic Site Official Website | Andersonville National Historic Site Map

The Camp Sumter military prison at Andersonville was one of the largest Confederate military prisons during the Civil War. During the 14 months the prison existed, more than 45,000 Union soldiers were confined here. Of these, almost 13,000 died here. Today, Andersonville National Historic Site is a memorial to all American prisoners of war throughout the nation’s history.