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Mourning During the Civil War

Age Group
For adults


Series Title
Women's History Month
Barbara Hughes
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Americans and their thoughts on death were brought into focus during the Civil War. Lucy Buck of Virginia observed, "We shall never any of us be the same as we have been." Barbara Hughes portrays Amanda Pine Stout who is in mourning for her brother who died in the war. The PowerPoint presentation will share the 19th century view of mourning and the impact of the Civil War.


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