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Children

Children experienced the Civil War in different ways. In many cases, children were required to do more work resulting from the absence of a family member. Many still attended school, played with friends, and did things that children do today. Click the link below and the items on the right-hand side to learn more about the way Minnesota children experienced the Civil War.



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Doll


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Sarah Stowell and older sister [Possibly, Sarah Stowell with her older sister].


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Boy in military uniform.


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Shoes


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Woman and children among corn shocks, McLeod County.


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Washington School certificate


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