K-12 Teaching and Learning From the UNC School of Education

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Photograph by George N. Barnard, circa 1864.

Date created
July 2009
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
License
This work is believed to be in the public domain. Users are advised to make their own copyright assessment and to understand their rights to fair use.
Source
Original image housed by Library of Congress

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  • North Carolina in the Civil War and Reconstruction: Primary sources and readings explore North Carolina during the Civil War and Reconstruction (1860–1876). Topics include debates over secession, battles and strategies, the war in North Carolina, the soldier's experience, the home front, freedom and civil rights for former slaves, Reconstruction, and the "redemption" of the state by conservatives. (Page 7.7)

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crumbling buildings along a deserted street

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Atlanta in ruins during the Civil War, circa 1864.