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American Civil War (1861-1865)

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  • Chapter Seven: The Last Slaves

    Chapter Seven: The Last Slaves
    In a field behind Deep River's historical society stands a small glass building shaped like a triangle. It looks like a greenhouse, but there is a U.S. patent for it filed by a local man named Ulysses Pratt. This "bleach house," as it was called, was...
  • Torment lingers in OK City

    What is the value of an American life claimed by terrorists? The answer, it turns out, depends on where and when you die. Congress gave the families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks generous federal compensation payments. Most ended up...
  • Lincoln's war

    As he seemed to sense when he gave his famous farewell address to his Springfield friends and neighbors, Abraham Lincoln left Illinois in early 1861 not so much to go to the White House as to go to war. The great conflict commenced two months later,...