Battle of First Bull Run Online Exhibit

Wash Day

Black-and-white illustration from New York Illustrated News of soldiers washing clothes in a stream and hanging them to dry.

Caption: "Wash Day." From a sketch by a volunteer. See page 346 [for related story].

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, September 20, 1861, page 348.

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Last Updated: August 7, 2012