Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office

Jake Wynn talked about the life of Clara Barton, whose work as a field nurse during the Civil War earned her the nickname “Angel of the… read more

Jake Wynn talked about the life of Clara Barton, whose work as a field nurse during the Civil War earned her the nickname “Angel of the Battlefield.” Mr. Wynn also discussed Barton’s inspiration for creating the Missing Soldiers Office as a way to help families locate their loved ones who had gone missing in service during the war. This talk was part of a day-long seminar co-hosted by Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, and Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. close

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  • David Coles Professor Longwood University->Department of History, Political Science, & Philosophy
  • Jake Wynn Interpretation Director National Museum of Civil War Medicine->Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum

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Program ID:
457702-4
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Farmville, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 16, 2019 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 17, 2019 | 4:20am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 16, 2019 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 17, 2019 | 4:20am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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