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Mercer in the Civil War, Arlette Copeland
"Boys, you may get your shotguns now!" – Charley Hawkins, senior, Mercer University, Penfield, Georgia, 1861. Through historical documents and images found in Mercer University's Special Collections/Archives, Copeland sets the stage for the atmosphere surrounding Mercer University at the beginning of and during the Civil War. She reveals the mindsets, reactions, and contributions made by the University and the young men who left college to participate in the conflict. These students representedView more
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