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James A. Garfield and the First Decoration Day – May 30, 1868

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Discover the origin of Memorial Day in the United States and the role played by future president James Garfield On Saturday May 18 at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum, join the Site Manager of James A. Garfield National Historic Site Todd Arrington as he discusses the first Memorial Day. The […]







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.


A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time

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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.


Women Soldiers

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Over 400 women disguised themselves as men and fought in the Civil War. They stood side by side with male soldiers. Learn their stories.


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