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Captain Henry Wirz - Could Not Disobey Orders

During the course of his court martial, as reflected in this clip, Captain Henry Wirz - a Confederate officer - testified that he could not disobey the orders he had been charged to carry out at the Andersonville prisoner-of-war camp.


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Clip from "The Andersonville Trial," online courtesy PBS.  Copyright, Lions Gate, all rights reserved.  Clip provided here as fair use for educational purposes.

 

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