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Episode 11 - Andersonville (Repost)

The Historian's Movie Review

Release Date: 04/25/2015


Note: Audio quality in this episode has been fixed.

Warning: This episode contains plot spoilers and course language - mildly NSFW

After a prolonged hiatus The Historian's Movie Review is back!

In this week's episode I talk about the TV miniseries Andersonville. Topics discussed include the real Colonel Wirtz, the trial and execution of prisoners at Andersonville, and how Tom Wilson is my favorite actor.

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Andersonville IMDB 

Ransom, John, Andersonville Diary (audiobook)

Roberts, Edward W., Andersonville Journey

Sanders Jr, Charles W., While in the Hands of the Enemy: Military Prisons of the Civil War

Andersonville National Historical Site

Intro Music - "Battle Hymn of the Republic"

Interstitial, and Outro Music - "Dixieland (Union Version)"



Andersonville Prison, Library of Congress


Henry Wirz


 Execution of Capt. Henry Wirtz, Library of Congress