Miles at a Crossroads

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In this post, Audrey P. Davis, Director of the Alexandria Black History Museum in Alexandria, Virginia, dives deeper into the lives of enslaved children.

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For Freedom and Family

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In this blog post, Anya Jabour, Ph.D. provides historical background on the "contrabands" of the Civil War South.

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Amputations and Infection in the Civil War Hospital

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In this post, Shauna Devine, Ph.D., details the medical examinations of the 1860s and how physicians of the time decided to treat various war wounds and injuries.

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Trying New Things On

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In this blog post, Jane E. Schultz, Ph.D., explores how characters across the series try on new roles and experiences as several plot lines thicken.

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