New discovered photos show the last prisoners depart from Alcatraz Island federal prison in San Francisco. The National Park Service on Thursday celebrated the 50th anniversary of Alcatraz Island's closure with an exhibit of the photos
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At Andersonville, Ga, there are graves of 14,000 Soldiers. Since this was a Confederate Prison, these graves are Federals. At a time when Confederate resources were really scarce, the conditions of the camp was horrible. These are facts that we cannot forget, nor should we forget all of the brave men who died for their country during our Civil War.