Women doctors and nurses of the Civil War
|Format:||Print Book 2004|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
Women in the medical field provided comfort and sanity during the blood and horror on the battlefields. In this new book, students will learn about these extraordinary doctors and nurses such as Dorothea Dix, the Union army's Superintendent of Female Nurses; Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female doctor of modern times; and Clara Barton, a nurse who later founded the American Red Cross. While lives were being lost on the front, these women helped save many.
Phoebe Yates Pember
Dr. Esther Hill Hawks
Mary Ann Bickerdyke
Dr. Mary Edwards Walker
Sally L. Tompkins
After the Civil War
|Series||American women at war.|
-- United States
Nurses -- United States -- Biography.
Nurses -- Confederate States of America -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography.
|Publisher|| New York :Rosen Pub. Group,2004
112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 101-104) and index.