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Reconstructing the Union

“There were swaying chimneys, tottering walls, streets impassable from piles of brick, stones, and rubbish,” reported one journalist in Richmond at war’s end. “Men stood speechless, haggard . . . gazing at the desolation.”

From: Experience History:
Interpreting America’s Past

Davidson, DeLay, et al

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