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Amidst the Mischief & the Misery: The Story of Three Famous Civil War Caregivers

Recently, Civil War scholars have finally begun revealing in detail how our colossal American tragedy turned the nation into a “Republic of Suffering.” Burt Kummerow, director of Maryland’s Four Centuries Project, discusses three famous Americans—Clara Barton, Walt Whitman, and Louisa May Alcott—who were eyewitnesses to what Barton called the war’s “mischief and misery.” Their brilliant accounts of the suffering they witnessed “brings the war to our doorsteps.”

February 16 - BLT: Amidst the Mischief and the Misery Registration