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“It Feels A Shame To Be Alive”

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An army graveyard Library of Congress

Read some of Emily Dickinson’s famous and thoughtful poetry, and gain an insight into what it was like to be alive during the Civil War.

The Pension Crisis of 1893

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How a change in Pension law cut off hundreds of widows, and how they fought back.