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Photography and Civil War memory (Part 1)

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Photograph of Robert Gould Shaw Memorial, by Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848 – 1907).  Photo credit: United States National Park Service

Editor’s note: This two-part post  continues our series addressing recent debates over Confederate memory and symbolism in the wake of the shooting of nine parishioners at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston, South Carolina.  Read More