What was the seedy side of Richmond like during the Civil War?

We talk with Ashley Whitehead Luskey about how the Civil War changed the city of Richmond in terms of size and especially in terms of social customs. As the city exploded with population, so did its more seedy side. What were the consequences of this?

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The Drummer Boy of Shiloh

Duke Library One of the legends of Shiloh was of a young drummer boy who died on the battlefield. Cast as a young lad who had run away from home…