Imagining the U.S. Civil War, 1861-1900

April 24, 2014 - July 20, 2014

Curated by a class of UNC undergraduates studying literary and visual representations of the Civil War, this exhibition focused on literature produced during the Civil War and in the years that followed. It included a range of genres from poetry and propaganda to children’s books and medical accounts. It also presented a range of perspectives on the experience and interpretation of the Civil War including prison life, the role of women in supporting the war effort, the impact of the Civil War on African Americans.

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