Posts Tagged ‘Nurse’
“My sleepy emotions awoke me and…Clara Barton was there, an angel of mercy doing all in mortal power to assuage the miseries of the unfortunate soldiers.”
Discover the story of Clara Jones whose remarkable war-time experiences included assisting the wounded on a hospital ship, in Alexandria, and at Gettysburg between work as a full-time teacher.
One of the only African American woman memoirists from the Civil War, Taylor chronicles her role as a laundress, cook, and nurse for the 33rd USCT.
Largely forgotten today, Cornelia Hancock was one of the best known and beloved nurses of the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War. Throughout the war, from the Battle of Gettysburg to Appomattox, she maintained a long association with the 14th Connecticut Volunteers through her work in 2nd and 3rd Corps […]
Introducing a new series, presenting art that grapples with themes of war.
Distinguished by her tireless work for the rights and well-being of patients, Colonel Laura Brosch is both a great leader and a great adviser in the field of military medicine.
Nurse, humanitarian, battlefield-braver, and kick-butt 19th century woman: Harriet Tubman was truly astounding.
Susie King Taylor was incredible. There’s no other way to put it.
The “Lady with the Lamp” was one of the founding figures in battlefield nursing.