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The 13th’s POWs

Camp Chase Prison, then on the western outskirts of Columbus, Ohio, was not the worst Union prisoner of war camp. Some say that distinction goes to Point Lookout, in Maryland. But overcrowding and little food encouraged diseases such as smallpox … Continue reading

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