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The Civil War

Research guide for locating materials related to the Civil War.

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Streaming video related to the Civil War

The library has several options for viewing films that deal with the Civil War. Here are some examples:


Streaming video from Kanopy includes Ken Burns' acclaimed multipart series The Civil War. Here is the first episode- the remaining can be found on the Kanopy site.

Also from Kanopy, a five part series entitled "Civil War Life".

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