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Question of the Week: 3/12-3/18/18

What maritime firsts or naval warfare advances during the Civil War are important to you? Why?

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Slaves and Sailors in the Civil War

The enlistment of African Americans as soldiers in the United States Army during the Civil War is a well-examined topic, but less appreciated is the story of freedmen and former slaves as sailors in the navy. Wartime experiences of these … Continue reading

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