Andersonville (1996)

Director
John Frankenheimer

Main cast
Frederic Forrest; Jarrod Emick; Cliff DeYoung; William H. Macy; William Sanderson

Genres
War, Drama

Description
This lengthy docudrama records the harrowing conditions at the Confederacy's most notorious prisoner-of-war camp. The drama unfolds through the eyes of a company of Union soldiers captured at the Battle of Cold Harbor, VA, in June 1864, and shipped to the camp in southern Georgia. A private, Josiah Day, and his sergeant try to hold their company together in the face of squalid living conditions, inhumane punishments, and a gang of predatory fellow prisoners called the Raiders.


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