Posts Tagged ‘Washington DC’
Learn about the disastrous first major battle of the Civil War, and how it inspired Clara Barton to care for sick and wounded soldiers.
Washington’s Civil War hospitals played host to a wide range of characters from President Abraham Lincoln to Walt Whitman.
We know today that Clara Barton was an incredible humanitarian, but what did her neighbors think of her? Read one of their diaries to find out.
Discover the Civil War history of Washington’s Navy Yard, one of Washington DC’s best kept secrets at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum