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Prisoner of war camps in the Civil War were ruthless places where thousands of young soldiers on both sides had their lives cut short by disease, starvation, and murder. The deadliest of these camps was...

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Visiting Gettysburg

December 3, 2012

The weather during the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 was hot and humid with clear skies.  When we arrived this morning it was foggy and cold.  Yes, it would have been nice to have a...

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