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U.S. Time Periods » 1850-1877: Civil War & Reconstruction

Civil War Treasures from the New York Historical Society

offers materials for teaching about the Civil War. It includes recruitment posters, sketches, photos, a prison camp newspaper, and letters Walt Whitman wrote to wounded servicemen. Special sections examine the 1860 election, secession, war, African Americans in the Civil War, and recruitment and conscription. (Library of Congress)

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Drawing of Lincoln chopping wood

Before he was president

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