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The 19th Century: Secession at Yale
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Secession Crisis at Yale
As depicted in these clippings from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly Review, Southern students raised a secession flag on the Old Campus on Sunday, January 20, 1861. Northern students stormed Alumni Hall and removed the flag.