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THE WAR ON THE NET

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Civil War–era soldier or occupation newspapers can offer valuable insights about questions that motivated men to fight. A number of these

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The Widow’s Secret
Barely five feet tall and weighing no more than 100 pounds, Helen Viola Jackson sat on the edge of a bed in a private room of a nursing home, her tiny feet grazing the floor. Hanging on a wall, near a collection of birthday cards, was a photo of Jack
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Haste Makes Waste
THE THREE-RING Minié ball is a Civil War icon, but in reality, the lead slugs came in many different forms. One of the most common Confederate-made varieties was the Gardner patent bullet, invented by Frederick J. Gardner of New Bern, N.C., who was i
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X-it The Union
THIS CONFEDERATE FLAG forms a curious hybrid of the United States banner and the Southern battle flag. The colorful flag, 33” by 52” in size, is made of red, white, and blue cotton fabric, with 13 white stars, for the seceded states and two border st