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Antietam National Cemetery
About the Civil War

United States During the Civil War, 1861-1865
Have you ever wondered why more books have been written about the Civil War than any other event in American history? Why did Americans take up arms against one another in the bloodiest war the nation has ever experienced? What role did African Americans play in the outcome of the war? What have been the long term implications of this massive struggle?


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