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Memories of the Civil War


January 4, 2012 – April 15, 2012
Location: Perkins Gallery
Sponsor(s): Rubenstein Library

To mark the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, this exhibit showcases the memoirs of men and women who lived through it--Union and Confederate nurses, a former slave turned camp nurse and laundress, a southern woman married to a Union solider, and Walt Whitman, whose work as an army hospital nurse inspired some of his greatest works.