6 edition of Civil War Nurse found in the catalog.
by University of Tennessee Press
Written in English
|Contributions||John R. Brumgardt (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
The chief nurse of the Union Hospital in Washington, D.C., describes life and stress in the hospital and comments on notable persons of power. An amazing look at the Civil War. Preview this book»4/5(2). In , she published Sister: The War Diary of a Nurse, an account of her experiences in the field. The following excerpts span from February to November of The following excerpts span from.
Adventures of an Army Nurse in Two Wars, published in “Procure Me Some Place in the War”: Mary Phinney von Olnhausen One of Dix’s nurses was Mary Phinney, a widow from New England who. The National Association of Army Nurses of the Civil War or National Army Nurses was an organization of former nurses who served in the American Civil was primarily a social organization, but it also advocated for, and helped to secure, recognition and benefits for nurses who had served in the war.
Before the Civil War, most nurses in the United States were male. Women in the U.S. knew of Florence Nightingale, a British nurse who successfully served on the battlefield, but social taboos prevented well-to-do women from working outside the home. A "working woman" was an object of pity or scorn in Victorian America. Gentle Annie: The True story of a Civil War Nurse Research Activity Based on the book by Mary Francis Shura. Directions: Read the questions first. Use the links to go to a web site with the answer. If a link is broken, use your online research skills to answer the question. Answer sheet info. 1.
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Five Best Books on Civil War Nurses | RealClearBooks. Three Weeks at GettysburgBy Georgeanna Woolsey ()1. Along with her mother, Georgeanna “Georgy” Woolsey of Brooklyn, N.Y., traveled in July to Gettysburg, where the just-ended b.
Three Weeks at GettysburgBy Georgeanna Woolsey ()1. The book can considered more a lite history about nursing in the Civil War. It written by one of the advisors on the show and it cover with broad strokes how these women were recruited and assigned to their duties/5(89).
Nurses Of The Civil War (6 book series) Kindle Edition. From Book 1: Boston, Massachusetts – “I have spoken to your uncle, and with his blessing, I would like for you to become my wife.”.
This was not how Mary Kenleigh envisioned receiving a marriage proposal. No words of love. Product details Age Range: 10 and up Hardcover: pages Publisher: Scholastic () Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces Customer Reviews: out of 5 /5(8).
From the fighting at Gettysburg to the capture of Richmond, this young Quaker nurse worked tirelessly to relieve the suffering of soldiers. She was one of the great heroines of the Union.
Cornelia Hancock served in field and evacuating hospitals, in a contraband camp, and (defying authority) on the battlefield/5. The story of a young civil war nurse, Gentle Annie tells us the true story of Anna Etheridge.
It was really, really good for a while. Captivating, interesting, well written hist. fic that is, until the end. I feel the book tried to summarize too much too quickly.
Overall, though, well told, well written/5(42). This Bison Books edition is introduced by Jean V. Berlin, the editor of A Confederate Nurse: The Diary of Ada W. Bacot, – Praise "[Hancock’s] war letters offer a historically valuable picture of Civil War campaigns and conditions, and, at the same time, a.
Nursing During the Civil War as Described by Roberta West in Her Book “History of Nursing in Pennsylvania” published by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association in c By Jane Early, BSN, RN The outbreak of the Civil War in found little differences in the care of the sick and wounded than during the Revolutionary War.
This first-hand account gives a sense of how people thought and acted - for good and ill -- during the Civil War. Hannah Ropes was the chief nurse at Union Hospital in Washington DC. For a short time she supervised Louisa May Alcott who also served as a nurse at that hospital/5.
The book is a well-written account of women who served as nurses for the Northern army; the accounts were published in A later edition added accounts of Catholic nuns. These are first-person stories. Some contained more detail than others/5(6). Other women who provided critical nursing, moral and administrative services also were to become legends: Clarissa “Clara” Harlow Barton (), known as the "little lone lady in black silk" and "Angel of the Mary Ann Ball (), known as "Mother Bickerdyke," went to war as a volunteer.
Fans of Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks, Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier, and Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini will love this New York Times bestselling tale of the Civil War. Mary Sutter is a brilliant young midwife who dreams of becomin/5(K). The Army Nurse Corps was established by the United States in and any woman who wanted to enlist in the army as a nurse could do so by joining it.
During World War II, nea nurses served in the Army Nurse Corps. These nurses were out on the front lines assisting with the dead and wounded. Civil War Nurses summary:Thousands of women served as volunteer nurses during the Civil War.
There is very little written record of their service though a few of the more famous names left accounts, including Louisa May Alcott, Jane Stuart Woolsey, susie King Taylor and Katherine Prescott Wormeley.
Florence Nightingale (), known as “The Lady With the Lamp,” was a British nurse, social reformer and statistician best known as the founder of modern. Page v.
PREFACE I HAVE been asked many times by my friends, and also by members of the Grand Army of the Republic and Women's Relief Corps, to write a book of my army life, during the war ofwith the regiment of the 1st South Carolina Colored. Medical Histories of Union Generals and Medical Histories of Confederate Generals are two of the most interesting books I own on the Civil War just in general.
Not nursing-specific but a good way to learn about how different types of wounds and illnesses were treated at the time. nurse during the Civil War. Author: Susie King Taylor wrote a book about her life. Her book tells her experiences as an African American nurse during the American Civil War.
The book is the only one, ever written, that tells what it was like to be an African American nurse during the Civil War. The title of the book is Reminiscences of My Life. Sophronia E. Bucklin Sophronia E. Bucklin ‘s memoir In Hospital and Camp: A Woman’s Record of Thrilling Incidents Among the Wounded in the Late War chronicles her experiences as a nurse in Federal field hospitals and other medical facilities.
Have you read it. Interested in reading it. Civil War Nurse Narratives, –, examines the first wave of autobiographical narratives written by northern female nurses and published during the war and shortly thereafter, ranging from the well-known Louisa May Alcott to lesser-known figures such as Elvira Powers and Julia the hospitals of Washington, DC, and Philadelphia, to the field at Gettysburg in the aftermath of.
Illustration of John, a Virginia blacksmith, from a later edition of Hospital Sketches Hospital Sketches () is a compilation of four sketches based on letters Louisa May Alcott sent home during the six weeks she spent as a volunteer nurse for the Union Army during the American Civil War in Georgetown.Nurses in the U.S.
Civil War: Selected full-text books and articles Women at the Front: Hospital Workers in Civil War America By Jane E. Schultz University of North Carolina Press, Army Nurses of the Civil War, At the beginning of the Civil War she offered her services to the Governor of Wisconsin, in which state she was living, and then began work as a nurse in camp of the 32nd Wisconsin regiment, where there were many sick.
She has written a book of poems, ''Driftwood." Mrs. Ballou now resides in San.