Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War

Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War, a traveling exhibition for libraries, was organized by the National Constitution Center and the American Library Association Public Programs Office. The traveling exhibition has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War is based on an exhibition of the same name developed by the National Constitution Center.

“THE UNION IS DISSOLVED!” Charleston Mercury Extra, December 20, 1860.
Courtesy of Library of Congress; Rare Book & Special Collections Division
Charleston Mercury Extra: Passed unanimously at 1:15 o’clock, p.m., December 20, 1860. An ordinance to dissolve the Union. . . .” [Charleston, South Carolina, 1860]