Sunlight Rained Down
High thin clouds diffused the sunlight that was spilling onto the cemetery.
Selected for its healthful climate, the nearby installation of Fort Stanton served as a tuberculosis hospital for the Merchant Marines, hosting some 5,000 sailor patients between 1899 and 1953, 1,500 of whom are buried here in this desert location.
Fort Stanton, New Mexico
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