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Middletown Fall Creek Twp PL - Middletown 973.7 (Text) 76331000016288 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 12/05/2019

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  • Physical Description: 389 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : McDowell, Obolensky, ©1959.

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Women on the threshold of war. -- The impending crisis. -- The drums begin to beat. -- Through the streets of a city. -- Fear in Washington. -- The women mobilize. -- A hundred circling camps. -- The town nobody loved. -- The Army moves. -- First Bull Run. -- Aftermath. -- Women of the West. -- Bloody Shiloh. -- Ladies of the transport service. -- The war moves North. -- Rebels in the corn. -- Burnside's blunder. -- The perils of a real Pauline. -- Uncle Sam's web-feet. -- Women of Vicksburg. -- Where the grapes of wrath are stored. -- The last full measure. -- The lash and the sword. -- The brave and the fair. -- Northern flags in Southern breezes. -- With charity for all. -- The end came swiftly. -- Their legacy.
Summary, etc.:
Chronicles the changes which came about through the dedicated work of Northern women during the Civil War regarding the responsibility for treatment of the wounded. Their efforts laid the groundwork for modern organized charity work, the Red Cross, and what could be considered military nursing. Biographies are included of notable women who dedicated themselves to caring for the wounded and changing government policy.
Subject: United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Women.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Hospitals.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Biography.
Hospitals > History.
Sezessionskrieg 1861-1865
USA > Nordstaaten
Military Nursing > United States > History.
History of Nursing > United States > History.
Hospitals > United States > History.
Genre: Biographies.

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