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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. 


This exhibition was sponsored in part by the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation.