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Chicago History Magazine, Winter 2015, Volume 40 Number 1

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Chicago History magazine

Winter 2015, volume 40, number 1

 

In this issue:

 

“The Art and Politics of Chicago’s Sanitary Fairs”

The impressive exhibitions of 1863 and 1865 popularized the righteousness of the Union cause and spurred the development of the arts in the postbellum era.

Evie Terrono

 

“Quelling the Camp Douglas Conspiracies”

In addition to fighting on the front lines, the Union army functioned as a domestic security agency to monitor and suppress Confederate sympathizers in the North.

Stephen E. Towne

 

“Remembering the Grand Army of the Republic”

Founded as a support network for Civil War veterans, the GAR established a legacy that remains visible today.

Robert I. Girardi

 

“Wisconsin Roots: Making History Interviews with Richard M. Jaffee and John W. Rowe”

Timothy J. Gilfoyle

 

On the cover: Confederate prisoners at Camp Douglas, Chicago, c. 1863. ICHi-01800