Category:Henry Wirz

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English: Heinrich Hartmann Wirz, better known as Henry Wirz, (November 25, 1823 – November 10, 1865) was a Confederate officer tried and executed in the aftermath of the American Civil War.

Henry Wirz 
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Swiss-born Confederate officer in the American Civil War
Date of birth 25 November 1823
Date of death 10 November 1865
Washington, D.C.
Manner of death
  • capital punishment
Cause of death
  • hanging
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • University of Zurich
  • military personnel
Authority control
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