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Major Battles of the Civil War: The Atlanta Campaign

The Battle of Atlanta didn’t just give the Union a major military victory, it saved Abraham Lincoln’s presidency. You can learn all about the difficult, dangerous, and decisive Atlanta campaign from our friends at James A. Garfield National Historic Site. Our … Continue reading

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The Battle of Gettysburg

About a third of the soldiers who fought in Gettysburg became casualties during three pivotal days of the US Civil War. Todd Arrington, site manager of James A. Garfield National Historic Site and a Gettysburg native, talks about the history, … Continue reading

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Life & Legacy of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

Our Civil War series continues with the hero of Little Round Top – well, certainly one of the heroes – Brevet Major-General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain. Many of us know about the heroics of the 20th Maine at Gettysburg. But what about the injury … Continue reading

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