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America’s Only Jewish Military Cemetery

Courtesy of the Hebrew Cemetery Company of Richmond. Every once in a while I come across a story that just knocks me out. Of course I knew that some Jews fought for the South, but I never knew that the Jewish dead were segregated, excluded from burial—with proper honors—in Confederate military cemeteries. Talk about irony. […]

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