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Voices of the Civil War Exhibit

On display right now at Special Collections, visitors will find a beautiful exhibit entitled “Voices of the Civil War.”  An enchanting wafting of music immediately draws in the curious and creates the atmosphere of stepping into the whispering voices of America’s past, while lantern slides rotate through historic pictures of the 19th century. Through displays …

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“Unholy War”

“This is one of the dark days of our generation. All will yet be well, be of good cheer my dear sister.” -Philemon Burgess Hunt, 1863. The Hunt Family Letters consist of correspondence sent from the 1850s to the 1920s. The letters sent during the time of the Civil War are mainly addressed to Mary …

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