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Dr. Mary Edwards Walker : Civil War surgeon & medal of honor recipient

by Goldsmith, Bonnie Zucker.

Format: Print Book 2010
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Northland Public Library Children's Biography J B WALKER
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Biography
 
Call Number  J B WALKER
 
 
Summary
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.
Contents
Prisoner 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.

Additional Information
Series Military heroes.
Subjects Walker, Mary Edwards, -- 1832-1919 -- 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.
Physicians.
Women physicians.
Suffragists.
Women -- Biography.
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
Language English
Description 112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781604539660 (alk. paper)
1604539666 (alk. paper)
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