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Social Studies - Civil War: War Widows & Orphans

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Topics

  • war widows
  • orphans
  • orphan trains
  • Orphanages
    • Need/Guidelines/Regulations
    • Gettysburg-Soldiers’ Orphan Homestead (Rosa Carmichael)
    • Iowa-Iowa Soldiers’ Orphans' Home (Annie Wittenmyer Home)
  • Lincoln’s Views/Quotes
  • Civil War Pensions/Social Security
  • Death/Mourning Traditions

Orphanage in Gettysburg - 1862

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