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Women doctors and nurses of the Civil War

by Favor, Lesli J.

Format: Print Book 2004
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 973.7 F27
Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
Call Number  J 973.7 F27
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.
Dorothea Dix
Phoebe Yates Pember
Dr. Esther Hill Hawks
Mary Ann Bickerdyke
Clara Barton
Dr. Mary Edwards Walker
Sally L. Tompkins
Kate Cumming
After the Civil War

Additional Information
Series American women at war.
Subjects Women physicians -- United States -- Biography.
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
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 101-104) and index.
ISBN 0823944522
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