Posts Tagged ‘Civil War’
Learn about the disastrous first major battle of the Civil War, and how it inspired Clara Barton to care for sick and wounded soldiers.
Renowned forensic anthropologist Dr. Douglas Owsley will discuss his work and how he’s helped to reveal the stories of those who fought in the Civil War.
This blog post examines an under-appreciated yet inspirational aspect of Clara Barton’s legacy – her time as an author and public speaker.
Join us as the creator of “Bringing the Story of War to Our Doorsteps” speaks on Alexander Gardner’s Antietam photographs and war-time censorship.
Discover how the Civil War and World War I influenced the strategies, tactics, and rhetoric of the women’s suffrage movement.
“My sleepy emotions awoke me and…Clara Barton was there, an angel of mercy doing all in mortal power to assuage the miseries of the unfortunate soldiers.”
Discover how Washington D.C.became one of the most fortified cities in the entire world by the end of the Civil War.
Hear the remarkable story of the Freedmen’s Bureau work in war-torn Virginia after the Civil War on April 19, 2018 at the Missing Soldiers Office
Discover the Civil War as seen through the eyes of the children who experienced it firsthand. Join us at the Missing Soldiers Office on May 3rd.
Read some of Emily Dickinson’s famous and thoughtful poetry, and gain an insight into what it was like to be alive during the Civil War.