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The Civil War & Reconstruction Period

The experiences of African-Americans during the Civil War (1861-1865) and Reconstruction (1865-1877). Read about the service of African-American soldiers during the Civil War, the impact of freedom on former slaves at the war's end and the election of African Americans to political office during Reconstruction.
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