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Tattoos & The Civil War (with John Heckman, ‘The Tattooed Historian’) – Episode 1


It’s National Tattoo Day! Did you know that tattoo culture has roots in the Civil War? Introducing our new collaboration series “Tattoos & the Civil War” with John Heckman, ‘the Tattooed Historian’, we will be sharing some of the fascinating facts about the purpose of tattooing during the war, how tattoos were administered, and how tattoo culture during the Civil War has evolved to our current culture.

Enjoy our first episode, ask questions!, and be sure to follow @the_tattooed_historian for more content! πŸͺ‘πŸ–‹πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ