Not everybody bought into Appomattox

On this day in 1876: The United States celebrates its centennial with a grand exposition in Philadelphia, but some Southerners have yet to reconcile with the Union. As passengers at the Concord depot wait for a train to Philadelphia, diehard Confederates assault them with rocks.


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  1. Hi! I am a researching the 1876 Centennial and I would love to read the primary source behind this story. Do you have any other information about this event? Thanks!

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