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“A strange little document…”

Transcription: This morning, as for some days past, it seems exceedingly probable that this Administration will not be re-elected. Then it will be my duty to so co-operate with the President elect, as to save the Union between the election

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Scarlett O’Hara in scrubs…

Confederate Circular asking Southern women to grow poppies for morphine (National Archives) The Faust book is a godsend for my students-they just don’t know it yet. Every year each students pick a Civil War topic to research and every year

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House Divided Project
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Matthew Pinsker: pinskerm@dickinson.edu
Dickinson College
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Gilder Lehrman Institute
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