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cotton-picking wages

Almost two years after the Civil War ended Alfred R. Waud was still providing illustrations from the front for Harper’s Weekly. Back in January his drawings of a rice plantation in Georgia were published. The February 2, 1867 issue of … Continue reading

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What South Carolina Fears

From The New-York Times December 7, 1860: A CANDID VIEW OF SECESSION.; EXTRACT OF A PRIVATE LETTER FROM A LADY IN SOUTH CAROLINA RECEIVED IN THIS CITY. K_____, S.C., Saturday, Dec. 1, 1860. MY DEAR UNCLE: It is with different … Continue reading

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