Prologue | Spring 2010
Vol. 42, no. 1
Out of War, a New Nation - Pulitzer–prize winning historian James McPherson discusses the lasting impact of America's bloodiest war.
Discovering the Civil War - Exhibit curator Bruce Bustard explains how the National Archives' latest exhibit makes the Civil War "strange again" for its viewers.
"A Reasonable Degree of Promptitude" - Learn how understanding Civil War pension application processing between 1861 and 1885 can help you research your ancestry.
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