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Adelaide DJ said in September 7th, 2009 at 4:43 am

i love learning about the civil war when i was at school, can wait to check it out in person! twitter(at)locspoc

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[...] Blog Divided links to other great resource banks.  Today, the top entry describes a collection of Civil War Letters maintained by the University of Washington. [...]

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Tyler Parkman said in September 13th, 2009 at 3:19 am

I agree with Adelaide.

The Civil War was one of my favorite subjects in school and I still find amusement studying it in my later years =)

-Tyler
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naimmperess@verizon.net said in September 14th, 2009 at 10:05 am

Reading letters from that period is great. As part of my research for my second novel, I read letters between a Confederate soldier and his wife. In a letter to her husband, the lady complained about his failure to get leave by writing,”Maybe you’re not that smart.” I nearly fell out of my chair. You get a sense of people’s humanity at that time by reading the letters.

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university said in October 3rd, 2009 at 12:20 pm

I was always fascinated about these old pieces of history. It’s a shame that about 90% of them were lost during time.

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Joseph Mancia said in October 5th, 2009 at 10:53 pm

The civil war is one of my favorite subjects, and is an important part or american history.

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