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Kate Chase - daughter of Salmon P. Chase and wife of Gov. She was a Washington DC society hostess during the American Civil War.

Kate Chase & William Sprague. The marriage ended in divorce in 1882. Before the divorce, Kate was accused of having an affair with the flamboyant and powerful New York Senator Roscoe Conkling. According to a well-known story, buttressed by contemporaneous press reports, Sprague confronted the philandering couple at Sprague's Rhode Island summer home and pursued Conkling with a shotgun and threatened to throw Kate out of a second story window.

Kate Chase & William Sprague. The marriage ended in divorce in 1882. Before the divorce, Kate was accused of having an affair with the flamboyant and powerful New York Senator Roscoe Conkling. According to a well-known story, buttressed by contemporaneous press reports, Sprague confronted the philandering couple at Sprague's Rhode Island summer home and pursued Conkling with a shotgun and threatened to throw Kate out of a second story window.

Rhode Island Governor and husband to Kate Chase, William Sprague

Rhode Island Governor and husband to Kate Chase, William Sprague

American Civil War painting of President Abraham Lincoln holding the American flag

American Civil War painting of President Abraham Lincoln holding the American flag

Check the CW Soldiers and Sailors along with the CW photos in the National Archives for your ancestors.

Civil War Glass Negatives

Matthew Brady "Ambulance Wagons and Drivers at Harewood Hospital" Library of Congress, Washington, DC -War photographer (documentary photography)

Louisa May Alcott, nurse during the Civil War and well known author, wrote "Little Women"

Louisa May Alcott, nurse during the Civil War and well known author, wrote "Little Women" Alcott civil war Little Women

Spectacular and rare Abraham Lincoln Mourning Cockade with albumen photograph of Lincoln and ferrotype stick pin with portrait of Lincoln. Large 9.5 " x 22".  *s*

*ABRAHAM LINCOLN: Spectacular and rare Abraham Lincoln Mourning Cockade with albumen photograph of Lincoln and ferrotype stick pin with portrait of Lincoln.

Antonia Ford, Confederate Spy

Women Spies of the Civil War

Antonia Ford, Confederate Spy - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, Civil War surgeon, POW and Medal of Honor recipient.

Mary Edwards Walker, Civil War surgeon, POW and Medal of Honor recipient. - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Katherine Jane ("Kate") Chase Sprague (August 13, 1840 – July 31, 1899) was the daughter of Ohio politician Salmon P. Chase, Treasury Secretary during President Abraham Lincoln's first administration and later Chief Justice of the United States.

Katherine Jane ("Kate") Chase Sprague (August 1840 – July was the daughter of Ohio politician Salmon P. Chase, Treasury Secretary during President Abraham Lincoln's first administration and later Chief Justice of the United States.

Portraits: Women of the Civil War

Edit: Not Civil War, see below. - Old pin description: An unidentified Civil War women's volunteer unit of 24 women

During the Civil War, Juliet Ann Opie Hopkins established three hospitals in Richmond to provide care and for Alabamians. In its November 1861 session, the Alabama legislature assumed responsibility for supporting these hospitals, appointing Mrs. Hopkins the superintendent. Just the establishment and continued operation of these hospitals was a remarkable achievement. It was even more remarkable for a woman to emerge in such a position of leadership and responsibility.

Confederate nurse during the Civil War Juliet Opie Hopkins, a Civil War nurse and hospital matron - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

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