From Andover Answers
- There were 10 Civil War veterans whose records reference the notorious Confederate Prison, Andersonville. 6 have grave markers there: Thomas Bagley, George S. Farmer, George W. Grant, William S.Hall, John J Townley, and Hiram C.Travis. George C. Grant was actually from Amesbury.
- Charles Barnard, was paroled from the prison in such poor shape that he died on his way home to Andover.
- Edward Newman, who died at Andersonville, was reburied in South Church cemetery.
- Notorious Prison Held Andover Veterans. Andover Townsman January 3, 2008, p.13, 14.
--Leslie 12:15, May 15, 2012 (EDT)
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