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WARS: U.S. Civil War

Diaries, Newspapers, letters, and more

MAG is a University affiliated art gallery that holds, as a part of its vision a variety of art and artifacts from ancient times to today. This collection from the American Civil War covers letters, diaries, newspapers  (entire editions!), slave narratives, and covers the Confederacy with  letters from Jefferson Davis, and some specific online collections from the Museum of the Confederacy.

How did children view this war?

Lesson plan and activities that show how kids and youth participated in the war and the impact it had on them. Brought to you by the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS).