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Surveying wounds

The Civil War Petitions Project

The Civil War Petitions Project has collected these petitions and is examining the fascinating insight they offer into the experiences of ordinary people, so rarely found in the historical record. Evidence of military action, medical practice, the strategies of the wounded and bereaved and women’s experience of widowhood are just some of the aspects of this fascinating period of history found in this archive.