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Research Rookies explore reasons behind Civil War enlistment

By Lauren Dielman | March 6, 2012

Men joined the U.S. army to fight in the Civil War for multiple reasons. Wayne Duerkes will be trying to discover these reasons through his Research Rookies project. Duerkes, a junior history major, and his mentor Bradley Bond, Dean of the Graduate School,...

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