DOG TAGS WERE FIRST CREATED/USED DURING THE CIVIL WAR WHEN THE BODY COUNT WAS PILING UP AND MANY BODIES HAD NO FORM OF IDENTIFICATION ON THEIR PERSON FOR PEOPLE TO LOOK AT. BEFORE THE DOG TAGS WERE ACTUALLY MOLDED (LIKE THE ONE IN THE PICTURE), SOLDIERS IMPROVISED AND WROTE THEIR PERSONAL INFORMATION ON A PIECE OF PAPER WHICH WAS PINNED TO THEIR UNIFORM OR ONTO A PERSONAL BELONGING, SUCH AS THEIR KNAPSACKS. (ARMYDOGTAGS.COM) Jaclyn C. March 18th
President Bush is interrupted from reading a story to a class of kindergarteners to be informed of the attack on the Twin Towers. 9-11 #NeverForget #911 #Remembering911 9/11/2001
Louisa May Alcott, nurse during the Civil War and well known author, wrote "Little Women" #Alcott #civil_war #Little_Women
The Frank family: Otto, Anne, Edith and Margot.
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One of the most striking features in Ventress is the large, stained glass window commemorating the University Grays, a Confederate unit from the Civil War era. The unit was made up entirely by Ole Miss students — none of whom ever returned from the Battle of Gettysburg. The 100% casualty rate gives a chilling spin to the picturesque building. The hauntingly beautiful glass window depicts Confederate Grays heading off to the war, memorializing the young lives lost in the Confederate war…