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Visual Evidence

Document 1: The Honor of Your Company is Requested.

[Document 1] Clara Barton Invitation with link to larger version of image.

(Courtesy Clara Barton National Historic Site, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior)

Questions for Document 1

1. What type of document is this? What date appears on the document? Why? (Refer back to Reading 3, if necessary.)

2. Who is invited to the ball? Have you heard of this person (if not, look up the name in a history book or encyclopedia)? What was this person's role in the Civil War and why might this individual have received this document?


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