Reunion

The Civil War did not end at Appomattox. The conflict opened wounds that healed with difficulty. The South struggled with Reconstruction and its failures; African Americans dealt with the limitations a racist society imposed on their new freedom; and families, North and South, coped with loss.

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Grand Army of the Republic reunion, probably at Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk.

Virginia: H.C. Mann, photographer, ca. 1910. (MSS 11436)

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Reunion of University of Virginia alumni who served in the Confederate army, Charlottesville: Holsinger Studio, 12 June 1912.

Gift of Mrs. Peyton L. Moncure (RG – 30/1/1.801)

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“Brothers in Blue and Gray – October 1915.”

(MSS 11359)

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Grand Army of the Republic reunion, Maine.

Portsmouth, New Hampshire: St. Clair’s Studio, not dated. (MSS 5130)