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Why The Civil War Was Bloodiest At Its End

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We can acknowledge that in many, myriad ways the Civil War still defines America. We know how it started — but what did it look like when the war was winding down? S.C. Gwynne joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how an increase in violence in the war’s final year actually helped bring it to a close. His new book “Hymns of the Republic: The Story of the Final Year of the American Civil War.”