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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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77th NY Volunteers’ Chaplain

The 77th New York Volunteers were mustered into service on Nov. 23, 1861 at Saratoga Springs for a term of 3 years; many of the men reenlisted and were eventually mustered out on June 27, 1865 in Washington. Some of the battles they participated in included Yorktown, Williamsburg, Antietam, Crapmton’s Gap, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg (though …

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Civil War Items

O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done; The ship has weathered every rack, the prize we sought is won; The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting, While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring: But O heart! heart! heart! O the bleeding drops of red, …

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