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Journey Into The Civil War

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Simon Barrett

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This week author Joel Moore and I will be exploring a number of areas of the Civil War

the Congressional Medal of Honor

            • Andrew’s Raid to destroy Western & Atlantic RR, first to receive

            • boys who received the medal

            • one woman to receive the medal


• Transcontinental Railroad

            • bill to build signed by Lincoln

            • preliminary work during war

            • completed 1869

• 13th 14th 15th Amendments from 1865-1869, a period during reconstruction with Northern states in predominant control

            • rights to blacks and former slaves

            • Blacks in Congress


• advance in military weapon technology