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"Florida in the Civil War." This classroom collection from Florida Memory has photos, documents, timeline, and history of Florida's role in the Civil War. "In many respects, Florida remains the forgotten state of the Confederacy. Although the third state to secede, Florida’s small population and meager industrial resources made the state of little strategic importance to either side. However Florida’s 13,000 mile coastline proved invaluable for the production of salt..."
From Vicksburg in 1863 to Willamette National Cemetery in 2012: The long journey…
An echo of America's bloodiest war will be heard in Southeast Portland Friday when family members, the Oregon National Guard, historians and members of a curious public gather to bury the ashes of Civil War veteran Peter Knapp.