Follow the incredible story of a history class digitally mapping Civil War refugee camps in Washington DC as told by their professor – Dr. Chandra Manning
Clara Barton was just one famous example of a woman who courageously went to the front lines to care for wounded soldiers. Read about other heroic examples.
Read our review of the 2019 film Harriet which chronicles the life of the American hero Harriet Tubman and her efforts combating the system of slavery.
The Sherwood family story puts a face to Clara Barton’s nation-wide search for missing men. See how her findings provided comfort to families everywhere.
Learn about the disastrous first major battle of the Civil War, and how it inspired Clara Barton to care for sick and wounded soldiers.
Read about Clara Barton’s early efforts to find missing soldiers immediately after the Civil War, as her humanitarian efforts changed to meet a new need.
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.
The Civil War created an epidemic of unidentified dead soldiers. Find out how the issue evolved from the then to World War I.
Learn how the heroic deeds of Dorence Atwater and Clara Barton helped identify thousands of soldiers graves at Andersonville Prison.
Post-mortem photography seems an odd custom to us today, but as historian Melissa DeVelvis explains, it was an important custom in the 1800’s.