Students who follow celebrities and other personalities on Twitter might think a new feature from the National Park Service is an engaging way to learn about U.S. history: The “Civil War Reporter” offers daily dispatches from reporter Beglan O’Brien, a fictional Civil War-era correspondent. “From politics to eyewitness accounts, O’Brien’s nose for news delivers fascinating updates, reporting on the people and events of the times,” said National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis. “We hope this ‘real-time’ reporting

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