The American Civil War 1861-1865 – background, course of events and aftermath

Anders Olason

This exhibit gives an introduction to the American Civil War 1861-1865. It describes the political events preceding the war, mobilization, organization of supplies and transports, military developments, and finally the aftermath of the war. The American Civil War had an important impact on postal services and much of the story is told by contemporary material. (Version Nordia 2015)

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