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Our army nurses [electronic resource] : interesting sketches, addresses, and photographs of nearly one hundred of the noble women who served in hospitals and on battlefields during our Civil War / compiled by Mary A. Gardner Holland.

Author/Creator:
Holland, Mary Gardner.
Publication:
Boston, Mass. : B. Wilkins & Co., 1895.
Series:
Genealogy & local history ; LH14419.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO): Women: Transnational Networks.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO): Women: Transnational Networks
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (2-548 p.) : illustrations, ports.
Subjects:
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women.
Nurses -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
Summary:
The Civil War provided women with an opportunity to enter the field of medicine and laid the groundwork for the development of the nursing profession. This book provides biographical sketches on women such as Clara Barton and Dorothea Dix, who provided nursing care during the Civil War.
Notes:
"Sold by subscription only."
Reproduction of original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Reproduction of the original from the Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University.
OCLC:
52059719
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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