CNN and Civil War memorabilia

On its website, CNN has been asking for people to share their photos and stories. This year is the 150th anniversary of the start of the war and the Their topic is “History in your home: The Civil War” and some people have contributed images of a variety of records and artifacts. Some people have shared a story about the document, artifact, or about the person. The last day to contribute is this Friday, April 8th. It is another way to share your family history information and maybe find a new cousin as happened with one contributor and someone who commented on the letter.

Next Tuesday, April 12th is the anniversary of the actual day the war is said to have begun.

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