Tag Archives: Embalming

Prince Greer: Slave, Freedman, and Entrepreneur

One of the issues facing newly freed men and women was how to make a living in a world that had never paid them a living wage for their contributions. Even the USCT initially were paid less than white soldiers, … Continue reading

Posted in Emerging Civil War, Holidays, Medical, Memory, Personalities, Reconstruction, Slavery | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Civil War Zombie Apocalypse Not Likely!

Authored by Meg Thompson. No one knows for sure just who decided what the final disposition of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth’s mortal remains would be. I think it was Mary Lincoln.  The President was very upset about the shooting, and so … Continue reading

Posted in Common Soldier, Emerging Civil War, Medical, Personalities | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment