Historical Footnotes Infographics

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 201

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 201

Did you know that Mercy Street's Pinkerton was inspired by a real life private-eye?

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 202

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 202

Did you know that Morse code has had a curious history of being used in covert operations?

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 203

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 203

Did you know: Quakers led the abolitionist movement in both the U.S. and Great Britain.

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 204

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 204

Did you know that David Peck was the first black man to earn a medical degree in the U.S.?

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 205

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 205

Did you know that medical illustrations "came of age" in the 1860s?

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 206

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 206

Did you know that slaves would traditionally "jump the broom" to acknowledge their union?

Season 1 Footnotes | Episode 101

Season 1 Footnotes | Episode 101

Did You Know? Florence Nightingale had a large impact on hospitals during the Civil War.

Season 1 Footnotes | Episode 103

Season 1 Footnotes | Episode 103

Did You Know? The Oath of Allegiance to the United States was passed in 1861 and required signatures of residents in areas under Union control.

Season 1 Footnotes | Episode 102

Season 1 Footnotes | Episode 102

Did You Know? Changing hairstyles signified a coming-of-age amongst women during the Civil War.

Season 1 Footnotes | Episode 104

Season 1 Footnotes | Episode 104

Did You Know? Increased numbers of hypodermic needles contributed to opiate addiction.

Season 1 Footnotes | Episode 105

Season 1 Footnotes | Episode 105

Did You Know? The Knights of the Golden Circle (KGC) was a secret society in the mid-nineteenth century United States.

Season 1 Footnotes | Episode 106

Season 1 Footnotes | Episode 106

Did You Know? Black powder was the only known explosive before the 19th Century.

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