Write a caption for this picture that explains what it might be about. Pay attention to the words.
TITLE: The Influence of woman SUMMARY: Composite of scenes of women sewing and doing laundry for soldiers, nun visiting injured soldier, and woman writing letter for wounded soldier. MEDIUM: 1 print : wood engraving. CREATED/PUBLISHED: published 1862 Sept. 6. NOTES: Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1862 Sept. 6, pp. 568-569. CALL NUMBER: Illus. in AP2.H32 Case Y [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-102383 (b&w film copy neg. of left half)LC-USZ62-102384 (b&w film copy neg. of right half) No known restrictions on publication.
The title of this picture is: The Brave at Home. Do you think this is a good title? Why or Why not?
TITLE: The brave at home, no. 3 / E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, Hartford, Conn. ; Phelps & Watson, New York ; F.P. Whiting, New York. SUMMARY: A mother holding hand of her son, a Union soldier. MEDIUM: 1 print : lithograph, color. CREATED/PUBLISHED: [between 1861 and 1865] CALL NUMBER: PGA - Kellogg--Brave at home, no. 3 (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-110922 (b&w film copy neg.)
The last caption says: “He died for me!” and has a picture of a woman draped with the Union flag. What do you think she represents? Why?
TITLE: Journey of a slave from the plantation to the battlefield SUMMARY: Uncut sheet of twelve illustrated cards presenting the journey of a slave from plantation life to the struggle for liberty, for which he gives his life, as a Union soldier during the Civil War. MEDIUM: 1 print : chromolithograph. CREATED/PUBLISHED: [ca. 1863] CREATOR: Queen, James Fuller, 1820 or 21-1886, artist. CALL NUMBER: PGA - Queen--Journey of a slave (B size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-DIG-ppmsca-05453 (digital file from original print) LC-USZC4-6677 (color film copy transparency) No known restrictions on publication.
TITLE: African American soldiers mustered out at Little Rock, Arkansas SUMMARY: Soldiers return home, greeted by women and children. MEDIUM: 1 drawing on green paper : pencil and Chinese white ; 24.5 x 36.0 cm. (sheet). CREATED/PUBLISHED:  CREATOR: Waud, Alfred R. (Alfred Rudolph), 1828-1891, artist. NOTES: Title devised. Published in: Harper's Weekly, v. 10, 1866 May 19, p. 308. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.162) Reference print available in the Civil War Drawings file -- 1865. Reference print available in Ray, Plate 108 (p. 183). Forms part of: Civil War drawing collection. Exhibited: American Treasures of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2007. Exhibit loan 4108-L. CALL NUMBER: DRWG/US - Waud, no. 162 (A size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-DIG-ppmsca-13485 (digital file from original drawing,)LC-USZC4-13286 (color film copy transparency), LC-USZC4-2042 (color film copy transparency) LC-USZCN4-343 (color film copy neg.), LC-USZ62-175 (b&w film copy neg.), No known restrictions on publication. mus’ter (verb) 1. assemble people MILITARY transitive and intransitive verb to bring together a group of soldiers or the members of a crew for a particular reason, for example, inspection, or assemble in this way
How does investigating primary sources help you answer this question: How did experiences of the Civil War differ?
People experience events differently. Do you agree? Why or why not?