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The “sick regiment” continues ill

The Leesburg assignment was supposed to help the 13th recover from its outbreaks of measles, pneumonia and typhoid fever. Instead, the crowding of men unused to crowding and with low immunity meant the outbreaks of contagious disease continued as August … Continue reading

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