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  • Hospital for Former Slaves
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    Hospital for Former Slaves

    African American slaves who escaped to Union Army lines during the Civil War became known as contraband. In this program, the National Library of Medicine’s Jill Newmark talked about the…

  • US Colored Troops During the Civil War
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    U.S. Colored Troops During the Civil War

    Scholars talked about the contributions of the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War and how they are remembered at various battle sites. Panelists also discussed the portrayal of black…

  • AfricanAmerican Civil War Surgeons
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    African-American Civil War Surgeons

    Jill Newmark talked about her article “Face to Face with History” from the Fall 2009 issue of Prologue magazine. She talked about her research in the National Archives into a rarely studied part of history and documenting…