New York History
By Jaya Saxena
This summer, the New-York Historical Society will be displaying all fifty objects
from Harold Holzer’s new book, The Civil War in 50 Objects.
Though the book looks at the Civil War from many angles, quite a few of the objects originate from New York City. We spoke with the historian about the Civil War’s impact on the city, and the city’s attempt to secede from the Union!
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