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There are few ways to better grasp what occurred during our Nation's four
year struggle than by living the experience through the words of those who were there. On the following
pages are only a minute portion of the recollections, comments, and memories offered by the
participants of this epic conflict. Each allows you a glimpse into their world not so far removed. Be
cautioned however that any window, no matter how clear, offers only a limited view. The context of each
quote, which cannot be relayed here, is equally if not more important as what you can read
You will find a more extensive list of on-line primary sources
on the "Resources and Links" page.