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01Feb 21
How Photography Tells The Story Of Black Soldiers In The Civil War

How photography tells the story of black soldiers in the Civil War

Deborah Willis’ new book features more than 70 photos of African American soldiers who fought in the Civil War. The rare images show the soldiers in uniform. Some are black nurses or cooks. Photography was expensive during this time. Staged photos like these were important for family records and seen…

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19Jul 19
Hurricane Unearths Artifacts From Historic Fort

Hurricane unearths artifacts from historic fort

Hurricane Michael ripped through the Florida Panhandle in October 2018, uprooting trees on the site of a nineteenth-century fort south of Tallahassee. Tangled in the roots of the trees were dozens of buried treasures: gun flints, ammunition, pipe fragments, and more items dating back to the early 1800s. The relics…

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