This blog page is being used by Belthorne Design Studios to share research information relating to US History from 1850 to 1900 and any other fantastic graphic design creations. Final quilt piece information can be found at the Quilting a Nation page (please click link to the right).
Roles of Women in the Civil war, Julia Canfield and October Durkee Miller Karens Office
This is a picture of a woman nursing soldiers. The role of many women in the civil war was being nurses, and it was a very important job because if they hadn't been nurses then many more people would have died. Some famous women nurses in the civil war were: Mary Todd Lincoln, Clara Barton, Sally Louisa Tompkins and Mary Jane Stafford.