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Clara Jones: A Forgotten Civil War Nurse

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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.



Cornelia Hancock

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Largely forgotten today, Cornelia Hancock was one of the best known and beloved nurses of the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War.  Throughout the war, from the Battle of Gettysburg to Appomattox, she maintained a long association with the 14th Connecticut Volunteers through her work in 2nd and 3rd Corps […]


Art and War: A New Series

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Walt Whitman Brady Phtograph

Introducing a new series, presenting art that grapples with themes of war.






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