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As my time in Columbus came to an end, I made a daylong excursion to the Civil War prison site at Andersonville, an hour to the east of Fort Benning. The prison site itself consisted of little more than an open field with scattered memorials and other prison key points such as Wirz's Headquarters and the famous Providence Spring, but the guided tour of the site was very informative ...
... Korean War, Vietnam War, and Persian Gulf War.
Today Fort Sumter/Andersonville is a peaceful, green park for remembering. The entire site is a powerful reminder of the evil that men do to other men and women who are their captives.
Interesting note: There are records of at least two women who followed their prisoner husbands to Andersonville. Both worked in the hospitals at the camp. One buried her ...
... the era, and purpose.
Next we go to the site of the Warm Spring that Roosevelt so enjoyed. It is on the site of a former tourist spa and hotel. The warm mineral laced water has been beneficial for centuries. FDR found the waters so stimulating that he tore down the old hotel, built a new one, and built pools for polio victims from the area and other areas to enjoy. The pools have not been used ...
... Jack was the person who rang the farm bell to start each day at 4 am and tended the animals, barns and family gardens. Rachel worked on the farm in many ways and helped raise the children. Jimmy slept overnight at their house when his parents were away. He credits his experiences with Jack and Rachel, and with black friends he played and worked with on the farm, with his comfort living and working ...
... We see one motor home towing a truck with a golf cart in the truck bed. Do what you have to do to get your stuff where you want to go! It’s the snowbirds going back home. They’ll get there in time to do their taxes. Spring has come and Florida is getting warm. Time to go north for the summer!
We arrive after a 7 hour trip ready to get out of the truck. Getting set up is a learning process—relearning/remembering ...