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Henry Wirz, Former Commander of Confederate Prison Was Hanged


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Photo of the reading of the death warrant to Wirz on the scaffold

Reading the death warrant to Wirz on the scaffold in Washington, D.C.

CREDIT: Washington, D.C. Reading the death warrant to Wirz on the scaffold, 1865(?). Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-DIG-cwpb-04194.



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