The Antebellum Years

Though exact dates in history are often the subject of higher criticism, America endured an era known as the “antebellum (Before the war) years” and this speaks (roughly) of an America; post War of 1812, up to the beginning of the Civil War in 1861.

Prior to this antebellum era, the American landscape was comprised almost exclusively of farmers and frontiersmen/woodsmen, but industry was moving forward at a never before seen pace: with the inventions and advancements of the water-powered rolling, ...  ... CLICK HERE TO READ MORE