03 November 2011

The Civil War in California: Seccessionists Right Here in LA

In the 1860s, there were about 5,000 people in Los Angeles. It took 12 days for news of the start of the Civil War to reach LA. Did the Civil War affect their daily lives?

Read a fascinating article, by Nathan Masters, to find out that indeed the Civil War was front and center.

Civil War: How Southern California Tried to Split from Northern California
by Nathan Masters

Part of KCET's SoCal focus on history.

1 comment:

  1. sorry to nitpick, but there is no "u" in Successionists. Might want to look that one up and correct it.