Dr. Mary Edwards Walker : Civil War surgeon & medal of honor recipient
|Format:||Print Book 2010|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
This title examines the remarkable life of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker. Readers will learn about Walker's family background, childhood, education, work as a physician, and societal contributions. Covered in detail is Walker's work as a surgeon during the American Civil War, for which she received the Congressional Medal of Honor. Also included are Walker's efforts as a pioneer for women's rights, including voting rights and dress reform. Color photos, detailed maps, and informative sidebars accompany engaging text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Military Heroes is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
ContentsPrisoner of war
An independent upbringing
Marriage, medicine, and dress reform
To be of service
On the front, behind the lines
War service ends
The medal of honor
Going it alone
Back to Oswego.
Walker, Mary Edwards,
-- Juvenile literature.
Walker, Mary Edwards, -- 1832-1919.
Physicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women physicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Suffragists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women.
|Publisher|| Edina, Minn. :ABDO Pub.,2010
112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|ISBN||9781604539660 (alk. paper)
1604539666 (alk. paper)