Did you know that Mercy Street's Pinkerton was inspired by a real life private-eye?
Did you know that Morse code has had a curious history of being used in covert operations?
Did you know: Quakers led the abolitionist movement in both the U.S. and Great Britain.
Did you know that David Peck was the first black man to earn a medical degree in the U.S.?
Did you know that medical illustrations "came of age" in the 1860s?
Did you know that slaves would traditionally "jump the broom" to acknowledge their union?
Did You Know? Florence Nightingale had a large impact on hospitals during the Civil War.
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.
Did You Know? Changing hairstyles signified a coming-of-age amongst women during the Civil War.
Did You Know? Increased numbers of hypodermic needles contributed to opiate addiction.
Did You Know? The Knights of the Golden Circle (KGC) was a secret society in the mid-nineteenth century United States.
Did You Know? Black powder was the only known explosive before the 19th Century.
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