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Women in the civil war were not allowed unless they were nurses. Four hundred women served in the war. Some historical records show that over sixty women were wounded or killed in the war.

Women in the civil war were not allowed unless they were nurses. Four hundred women served in the war. Some historical records show that over sixty women were wounded or killed in the war.

A crowded Civil War hospital ward

A crowded Civil War hospital ward

Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross, civil rights activist and suffragette. An amazing woman who was way ahead of her time.

Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross, civil rights activist and suffragette. An amazing woman who was way ahead of her time.

The Baltimore Riot, 1861 - Maryland's role as a border state during the Civil War (Part 1) http://emergingcivilwar.com/2015/10/26/maryland-my-maryland/

The Baltimore Riot, 1861 - Maryland's role as a border state during the Civil War (Part 1) http://emergingcivilwar.com/2015/10/26/maryland-my-maryland/

Chimborazo Hospital in Richmond Virginia was the largest hospital facility in the Confederacy.

Chimborazo Hospital in Richmond Virginia was the largest hospital facility in the Confederacy.

9 Love Stories From The Civil War

9 Love Stories From The Civil War

Winfield Scott Hancock

The Civil War warriors: Fascinating photographs of the Union generals who kept the U.S. together 150 years ago

“The Hutchinson Family Singers were an American family singing group who became the most popular American entertainers of the 1840s. The group sang in four-part harmony a repertoire of political, social, comic, sentimental and dramatic works, and are considered by many to be the first uniquely American popular music performers.” [Via Retronaut]

“The Hutchinson Family Singers were an American family singing group who became the most popular American entertainers of the 1840s. The group sang in four-part harmony a repertoire of political, social, comic, sentimental and dramatic works, and are considered by many to be the first uniquely American popular music performers.” [Via Retronaut]

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