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How are parallel experiences of growing up on a plantation and living through the Civil War affected by cultural background, especially through the lens of American slavery? The narratives of Mary Norcott Bryan and William Henry Singleton have much to say on the matter. Readers analyze both perspectives, and either write about, or discuss the questions provided in the activity plan. Note: The structure of this activity can be used to explore other personal narratives from different American historical periods.