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Posted at 5:00 PM ET, 02/ 4/2011

Tweeting the Civil War: Peace Conference opens in D.C.

By Mary Hadar

The Washington Post is tweeting the Civil War, in the words of the people who lived it -- from journals, letters, official records and newspapers of the day. Follow us.

Twitter recap from week one: Showdown in Charleston | Week two: S.C. teeters on the brink of secession | Week three: S.C. secedes | Week four: Anderson moves men to Ft. Sumter | Week five: Gov. Pickens forbids reinforcements to Fort Sumter | Week six: Mississippi, Florida and Alabama secede from the Union | Week seven : Lt. Slemmer refuses demands to surrender Fort Pickens | Week eight : Louisiana becomes the sixth state to secede

By Mary Hadar  | February 4, 2011; 5:00 PM ET
Categories:  News, Tweeting the war  
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