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New England and the Civil War


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Sponsored by the New England Civil War Heritage Foundation, each episode will include information on New England's role in the American Civil War through interviews, classes, and more!

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In this episode, Kristie will talk about New England's role in the years leading up to war. From Eli Whitney's invention of the Cotton Gin--revolutionizing slave cotton production to author Harriet Beecher Stowe who published Uncle Tom's Cabin... more

Was New England that pivotal in the War Between the States? Yes! Join Kristie Poehler, as she introduces the New England Civil War Heritage Foundation. This is the first of many episodes about New England's contribution to the Civil War.