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Photo of the reading of the death warrant to Wirz on the scaffold
行刑人在断头台上对沃兹宣读他的死刑运行书:华盛顿特区

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南方联邦前指挥官亨利.沃兹 (Henry Wirz) 于18651110日接受绞刑

18651110日的早晨,亨利.沃兹从旧州议会大厦里的牢房中醒来,并且写下给他太太的最后一封信。他是罪大恶极的南方联盟前指挥官,现在被关在佐治亚州的安德森威尔 (Andersonville) 监狱里,将在这一天到华盛顿特区接受绞刑。瑞士出生的沃兹在内战退出这天--也就是186557--被逮捕时,他是监狱里唯一的南方联盟官员,因此,成为敌人眼中南方联盟官员的代表。


On the morning of November 10, 1865, Henry Wirz rose in his cell at the Old Capitol and wrote a last letter to his wife. The former commander of the infamous Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia, was to be hanged that day in Washington, D.C. When Swiss-born Wirz was arrested on May 7, 1865, at the end of the Civil War, he was the only remaining member of the Confederate staff at the prison, so in the eyes of his enemies, he represented them all.

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