Window to history: Exhibit explores both sides of Civil War

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In the faded sepia-toned photograph, bodies lay strewn far off into the distance.

Below it, a soldier’s words described the horror of the Battle of Gettysburg.

“We held our fire and lay behind the stone fence until they come within easy range and then we opened fire on them,” the letter read. “We cut them down by the thousands so much so that the ground was literally covered with dead and wounded as far as we could see.”

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