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The Voyage of the Clotilda – Part 1

On December 1, 1806, the 9th Congress assembled to pass an act that would “prohibit the importation of slaves, into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States, from and after the first day of January, in … Continue reading

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Expectations of a Lady: Women Nurses in the Civil War—part one

part one in a series Before we examine the role of women as nurses in the Civil War, a brief literature review can help us better understand the expectations of an Antebellum lady. In 1966 Barbara Welter, in her description of … Continue reading

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