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What is the most interesting thing you have learned about the Civil War?

Asked at Civil War Artillery Camp at Constant Park on August 19, 2002

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“To me, I guess I like the battle logistics, setting stuff up and tactics.”

“There’s a lot of different things, like how a cannon works.”

“After battles were over, relatives and friends on either side of the conflict would fraternize and visit with each other. The war was really civil; families were split apart and fighting, but they would still visit after battles.”

“I think the most interesting thing I learned was that the Civil War really started right here in Lawrence.”


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