Built in 1891, this house was the final home of Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross. The house also served as the headquarters and warehouse space for the American Red Cross from 1897 to 1904. The museum houses a collection of furnishings used by Clara Barton in her Glen Echo home.
Washington, DC | During the Civil War, Lincoln and his family resided here from June - November of 1862, 1863 and 1864, and the president would commute daily by horseback or carriage 3 miles from the Soldiers' Home to the White House.
Washington, DC | At the outset of the Civil War, a system of flanking forts and batteries was constructed around Washington, and in 1863 its name was changed to Fort Stevens, in memory of Brigadier Gen. Isaac Ingalls Stevens.
Silver Springs, Maryland | This museum was founded in 1862 to collect "specimens of morbid anatomy . . . together with projectiles and foreign bodies removed" in order to improve the care of the soldiers during the Civil War, and among the most popular anatomical specimens on display are those related to President Abraham Lincoln and Major General Daniel E. Sickles.
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