As late as 1999, for example, Civil War News castigated Rock Island as “the Andersonville of the North,” thereby linking it to a notorious prison camp in Georgia. The charge is false if not slanderous. Andersonville National Historic Site commemorates the experiences of all American Prisoners of War. The site of historic Camp Sumter (Andersonville Prison) is. Debilitated by scurvy and hobbled by a gangrene-infected gunshot wound in the left…