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The Civil War

Title: List of Red Wing Volunteers
Type: Newspaper
Date: 1861
Source: Goodhue County Republican

Description: This article in the Goodhue County Republican listed the Red Wing volunteers who enlisted to serve in the Civil War.
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List of Red Wing Volunteers

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  1. How does this newspaper account describe the soldiers who volunteered for service?



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  2. What does the article suggest might have been a challenge for those who decided to volunteer?



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  3. Why might those in Red Wing want a list of the volunteers published in the newspaper?



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  4. What might we be able to do to prove or disprove the claim that the Goodhue Volunteers was the first company in the state to be offered to the governor?



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