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This employee identification badge belonged to a female worker with employee number 9897 at the MacArthur Brothers Bag Loading Plant in Woodbury, New Jersey, in 1918. The plant was built and operated by the MacArthur Brothers Company. The contracting company, established in 1826, also built Camp
Artifacts, Primary Sources
A small yet effective weapon, the deringer is the type of weapon a woman spying for the Confederacy might have kept in the pocket of a dress or in a handbag.
Primary Sources, Interactives & Media
Eugenia Phillips, a Southern spy, tells of her encounter with Union troops trying to incriminate her.
This video is part of the Price of Freedom learning resources package for use with the Women's Role in the Civil War lesson plan. It was produced to accompany the exhibition
Primary Sources, Lessons & Activities
Women served in the Civil War as nurses, spies, and vivandieres. Explore these stories with students through a video clip and close examination of two dresses and a woman's uniform.This lesson plan (which includes background information, guided analysis questions, and full-color primary sources)
This website, produced by students from the University of Michigan, focuses on the communications of American and English spies during the Revolutionary War. The site includes a gallery of eleven different spy letters, stories about spies during the Revolution, a timeline showing impor
In this post, Readers will get a glimpse at a few surprising innovations that helped change the technological landscape of the Civil War. Produced in conjunction with a symposium held at the Museum in November 2012, this piece covers a range of topics and consults a variety of experts.