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Afew years ago I made a visit to Andersonville, Georgia, on a way from Florida. This time I was concerned what might be open during the government shutdown. Vicksburg Mississippi Battlefield was open but not the cemetery. At Andersonville it was the other way around. Andersonville was a confederate prisoner of war camp during the Civil War. During a period of about 12 months, 13,000 men died in the camp. There were as many as 45,000 that had been held there. There wasn’t enough food, medical care, or room for as many men that were sent there. At one point there were ...

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