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Comic book-style exhibit tells Civil War saga

The National Archives exhibit "Discovering the Civil War" uses a touch-screen computer to illustrate chapters of the war. The saga of the CSS Alabama, notorious Confederate raider built in England, is told with comic book-style panels.

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Article | The Confederate prisoners were lined up 15 paces from the Union firing squad. The order was given, and the six rebels died instantly. Five of them were shot through the heart, the Union officer in charge reported, adding that the execution was conducted to "my entire satisfaction."

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