The Heritage Center: Wartime support from back home

As in all wars, soldiers received generous support from the people back home. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CLARK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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As in all wars, soldiers received generous support from the people back home. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CLARK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

As in all wars, soldiers received generous support from the people back home.

This scene at the Heritage Center depicts a Civil War parlor arranged for a women's relief meeting. Inside is an authentic "lint" basket used to gather material for dressing wounds.

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Also included is a patriotic shadow box, and an original flag presented to Clark County by the Great Western Sanitary Fair for raising the most funds in Ohio to support war relief efforts.

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