Civil War Scrapbook, 1861 -- 1915

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0.25 Linear Feet
1 box

The American Civil War was a domestic conflict that took place between 1861 and 1865. After the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860, tensions between Northern and Southern states regarding slavery and westward expansion came to a head when seven southern states seceded to form the Confederate States of America. It was the deadliest war in history to take place on American soil, with estimates of 620,000 soldiers killed.

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