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Women and the Civil War – C-SPAN Video Library May 13, 2013

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Purdue University | History Department

Professor Carolina Janney lectured to her class on women in America from 1600-1870 on the role of women in the Civil War. During her illustrated lecture Professor Janney argued that women provided invaluable services to the soldiers while maintaining the home front.

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How the Civil War Changed Medicine – C-SPAN Video Library May 13, 2013

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Dr. Ira Rutkow talked about how medicine and surgery changed during the Civil War. He responded to questions from members of the audience. “The Civil War: How Did It Impact Medicine in America?” was a John K. Lattimer Lecture at the New York Academy of Medicine. There are graphic photographs shown during this program that some might find disturbing.

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People – Vermont in the Civil War August 28, 2012

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“I cannot close this letter from Cairo without a passing word of one whose name is mentioned by thousands of our soldiers with gratitude and blessing. Miss Mary Safford is a resident of this town, whose life since the beginning of the war, has been devoted to the amelioration of the soldier’s lot, and his comfort in the hospitals.”

via People – Vermont in the Civil War.