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Articles with keyword "Civil War"

Matthew McConaughey as Newton Knight in Free State of Jones

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Free State of Jones the Movie Was Partly Inspired by The Free State of Jones the Book

The Free State of Jones in Mississippi, led by a freethinking farmer, seceded from the Confederacy.

Gettysburg Cyclorama

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The Battle of Gettysburg Painted . . . in the Round!

Saved from rot, the Gettysburg Cyclorama puts viewers in the center of the Civil War battle.

Student hugging calf

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Berea College in Appalachia Charges Students Nothing but Expects Great Things in Return

A legacy of community and dedication continues at a college in Kentucky.

Daniel Sayers

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Anthropologist Daniel Sayers on Maroons Who Found Freedom in the Great Dismal Swamp

Non-Indiana Jones-style archaeology takes a bow in southern Virginia.

Illustrations of camp life during Civil War

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The Comical and the Coffinly

Through humor, Winslow Homer learned to tap into the subtleties of the Gilded Age.