New England and the Civil War

  • 2000
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

New England's role in the Civil War is recounted through journals, letters and photos, as well as sketches by Louisa May Alcott (“Little Women”) and the writings of abolitionist Frederick Douglass. Topics include women's roles in the war, New Englanders' differing positions on slavery and the prewar protests over the Fugitive Slave Laws.

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