Civil War Pathways


The 150th anniversary of the American Civil War is being commemorated across the United States through 2015. The Washington State Historical Society is preparing to launch a major exhibition called “Civil War Pathways,” in February 2014. We seek your help in learning more about Washington Territory during the antebellum, wartime and early Reconstruction periods.

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Probably Extinction of the Negro Race

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