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Graduate Student Interviews - Andrew Hargroder and the U.S. Army

Dear H-CivWar subscribers, 

Today we’re joined by Andrew Hargroder to discuss his dissertation project, “Under the Banner: Freedom, Slavery, and the U.S. Army Before the Civil War.” Hargroder is the Chief Editor of Civil War Book Review and a Ph.D. candidate at Louisiana State University. 

Soldiers Vote During the Civil War: Some Current Soures


Recent questions have been raised about voting practices during times when national crises have existed. One of the most important of these took place in 1864 during the U.S. Civil War.
Some historic and Civil War experiences have set precedent for how absentee and mail-in voting has taken place.