Posts Tagged ‘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.
Discover how Washington D.C.became one of the most fortified cities in the entire world by the end of the Civil War.
“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 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.
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 story of Clara Jones whose remarkable war-time experiences included assisting the wounded on a hospital ship, in Alexandria, and at Gettysburg between work as a full-time teacher.
Join us at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office on Thursday, December 14 at 6 PM as author Paula Tarnapol Whitacre discusses her research into the Civil War experiences of Julia Wilbur.
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.