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Photo Essay: The Civil War: Between the Battles

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Photo: Medford Historical Society-Corbis

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Union soldiers built this railroad trestle at Whiteside, Tennessee. The photograph illustrates the difficult terrain over which the Atlanta campaign was waged.

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