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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..."
Charles Sumner statue in Harvard Square. "Charles Sumner (1811–1874) was an American politician and statesman from Massachusetts. An academic lawyer and a powerful orator, Sumner was the leader of the antislavery forces in Massachusetts and a leader of the Radical Republicans in the United States Senate during the American Civil War and Reconstruction."