In this blog post, Jane E. Schultz, Ph.D., describes how the handling of the dead, on a scale unimaginable to most people today, presented challenges to Civil War medical staff and army administrators alike.
In this guest blog post Co-Creator and Executive Producer Lisa Q. Wolfinger illustrates her team's writing process behind the Samuel Diggs' story arc in Episode 5.
In this blog post, Shauna Devine, Ph.D., details Americans' changing conceptions of death due to the enormous number of Civil War casualties.
In this blog post, Anya Jabour, Ph.D., reveals how most Americans in the Civil War era struggled to maintain familiar mourning rituals in death’s aftermath.
In this post, Audrey P. Davis, Director of the Alexandria Black History Museum, discusses the extreme brutality that was always a part of slave culture.