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"This surgical set produced by Tiemann Company was received from a donor who claimed it was a Civil War battlefield kit. It includes a bone rasp, large saw, and blades designed for amputation."

Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven,…

Date of Construction: 1828, by George Rowe (1793-1866)

(Courtesy of Jeanette Rowe Cadwallender)



1860 Census Data: This was the home of the Rowe family. George Rowe, age 67, was the head of the household; hus occupation listed as…

PRELIMINARY REPORT OF THE OPERATIONS OF THE COMMISSION DURING THE PRESENT CAMPAIGN IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA. New York, Tuesday, May 24, 1864. Dr. J. Foster Jenkins, General Secretary, U. S. Sanitary Commission : My Dear Sir—Pursuant to the…

Chapter VIII. Two Episodes I. The Christian Commission. Dr. Eaton took a deep interest in our great Civil War, which came toa close at nearly the mid-way point of his Franklin pastorate. He gave loyal support to the Government of the Nation in all…

Worcester, Mass.,July 28th, 1864. Rev. Lemuel Moss Dear Brother, At your request I send you a detailed report of my labors and experiences as Delegate of the United States Christian Commission. On the 16th of May, 1864, I started from…

Date of Construction: 1852
Prewar: Designed by James Renwick (architect of St. Patrick's Cathedral in NYC and the Smithsonian in DC) Elaborate examples of the Gothic Revival architecture. North and South sections housed offices and rental space.…

Date of Construction: 1855
Prewar: two stories tall and built of brick. Elaborate examples of the Gothic Revival.
General Wartime: The Baptist Church housed a hospital for the wounded of at least one Union regiment during the 1862 battle, the…

This building is now used as a law office. It was built just before the Civil War broke out (around 1857). It is located on Princess Anne Street near the intersection of Hanover Street, next to the United Methodist Church.

From Dr. John Hennessy's…