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Americans at War and at Home

Northern Civilians

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A Letter to the Secretary of State  
Albert D. Richardson: Exploits of writer, adventurer and POW  
Alice Williamson's Diary  
Antietam's Misery Lasts Long After Battle  
Barton's lifetime of compassion  
Brothers team up to calm hotheads  
Cowden: A Traveling Witness to the Conflict  
Dix's war to save the wounded in hospitals  
Eads' innovation tames and harnesses rivers  
Gettysburg fatal to unheralded civilians  
Gettysburg: A young woman of quiet bravery dies  
Howe and Ward's Marriage: A Rocky Battle  
John Brown Junior's Raid Never Started  
Lousia May Alcott's short career as wartime nurse  
Motherís Day and its Civil War Connection  
Newsman Villard eyewitness to history  
Pauline Cushman and the perils of other female Union spies  
Professor throws light on the battle zone  
Review: Unique accounts of Boston and `Behind the Lines'  
Roosevelt Family Divides during Civil War  
Soldiers' wives lonliness broken by camp visits  
Steamships Float on Unsafe Hulls  
Thatddeus Lowe: Off-course Balloonist Alarms South  
Thomas Morris Chester: The voice of black soldiers  
Whitman's mission of compassion  
Winning the hearts and minds up North  
    The Slavery Period

The American Revolution, Constitution and Founding
Fathers (1770-1820)

Jacksonian Democracy, Abolitionism and the Failure
of Unity (1820-1860)
    1861       1863        1865
1862       1864
    Abraham Lincoln
Other Unionists
Jefferson Davis
Other Confederates
    Ulysses S. Grant
Other Union Leaders

Robert E. Lee
Other Confederate Leaders
  Union Soldiers and Sailors
Confederate Soldiers and Sailors
Northern Civilians
Southern Civilians
  Slavery During the War
The Growth of Freedmen
The Emancipation Proclamation
United States Colored Troops
  The North
The South
From Slavery to Freedom
– and Back Again
  Washington, DC, Area During the War
Richmond During the War
The Medical Field During the War
Modern Events About the Civil War
Movies About the Civil War
Newspapers, Magazines, Books on the Civil War
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