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
Slang Words Used during the American Civil War| Words and phrases have changed over the decades. The way someone expressed themselves could have been acceptable and understood a hundred years ago and not understood today. People change and so does the language. Online is a listing "Civil War Slang" with meanings of some words and phrases, compiled by G. M. Atwater, that date back to the mid-1800s - especially around the time of the American #CivilWar. #slang
WW2 SQUADRON PATCHS
CIVIL WAR ENDS - April 9, 1865*** http://www.amazon.com/TALES-WEST-BARBERS-SAN-JOAQUIN-ebook/dp/B00PF6SIW6/
civil war photo
*CIVIL WAR HOSPITAL~Civil War Hospital. Here for your consideration is an old picture of Washington,District of Columbia. Hospital Ward.It was created in 1864.The photograph presents United States Military Hospitals.
Flora Sandes (22 January 1876 – 24 November 1956) was the only British woman officially to serve as a soldier in World War I. Initially a St. John Ambulance volunteer, she travelled to Serbia, where, in the confusion of war, she was formally enrolled in the Serbian army. She was subsequently promoted to the rank of Sergeant major, and, after the war, to Captain."
I bet there was someone waiting at home for him! ;)
5 Questions to Instantly Change Your Family Relationships 1. What is it you've done today that you'd like to be acknowledged for? 2 What are you grateful for today? 3. What act of kindness did you see/perform today? 4. What was great about today? What magical thing did you see? 5. What unresolved issues do we need to talk about today? @mvacademy