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TAG: Civil War

  • Around the World May/June 2023


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    (Courtesy of the U.S. Army)
  • Digs & Discoveries July/August 2022

    A Civil War Bomb

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    (Cobb County Police)
  • Features May/June 2020

    A Path to Freedom

    At a Union Army camp in Kentucky, enslaved men, women, and children struggled for their lives and fought to be free

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    (Left to right: Courtesy Ron Coddington/; University of Kentucky Special Collections, Lexington, KY; Library of Congress)
  • Around the World January/February 2020


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    (Courtesy Friends of the Hunley)
  • Digs & Discoveries July/August 2019

    Cotton Mill, Prison, Main Street

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    (Illustration: Otto Botticher, Union Prisoners at Salisbury, N, C., 1863. Courtesy of Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Affiliated with Wake Forest University)
  • Digs & Discoveries September/October 2018

    Do No Harm

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    (NPS Photo/Nathan King)
  • Letter from Virginia July/August 2015

    Free Before Emancipation

    Excavations are providing a new look at some of the Civil War’s earliest fugitive slaves—considered war goods or contraband—and their first taste of liberty

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    (Library of Congress)
  • Digs & Discoveries July/August 2014

    A Bold Civil War Steamer

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    (Courtesy New York Public Library)
  • Features November/December 2013

    Life on the Inside

    Open for only six weeks toward the end of the Civil War, Camp Lawton preserves a record of wartime prison life

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    (Virginia Historical Society, Mss5.1.Sn237.1v.6p.139)