Father Peter Whelan went where no one else would — or could: the hell that was the prisoner of war camp in Andersonville, Georgia. He ministered tirelessly to the men living in subhuman conditions within the stockade, and eventually went to the prison at Governor’s Island, New York to continue to minister to them.
- Fr. Peter Whelan: Serving the Blue and the Gray – The Wild Geese
- Peter Whelan (priest) – Wikipedia
- Fr. Whelan, Angel of Andersonville, is Honored in Wexford | Irish America
- Fr.Peter Whelan, the Angel of Andersonville – Pearl River Ancient Order of Hibernians
- Andersonville National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service)
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