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Angels of the battlefield : a history of the labors of the Catholic sisterhoods in the late Civil War

Author: George Barton
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Catholic Art Pub. Co., 1898.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., rev. and enlView all editions and formats
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As a result of the pressing needs of the hour, the Sanitary Commission and the Christian Commission were organized. Their good deeds in supplying nurses and caring for invalids are well documented. Not as well known are the labors of the Catholic Sisters, who brought to their aid in caring for the sick and wounded, the experience, training and discipline of the religious bodies with which they were affiliated. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barton, George, 1866-1940.
Angels of the battlefield.
Philadelphia, Pa. : Catholic Art Pub. Co., 1898
(OCoLC)862799346
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Barton
OCLC Number: 17002117
Description: 406 pages, [21] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The orders that participated --
Archbishop Hughes and the Sisters --
In and around Richmond --
Harper's Ferry --
St. Louis Military Hospital --
In and around Washington --
Sister Anthony at Shiloh --
Portsmouth and Norfolk --
Labors in Frederick City --
White House --
Manassas and Antietam --
New Orleans --
Southern Battlefields --
Gettysburg --
Satterlee Hospital --
The fall of Richmond --
Sisters of Charity of Nazareth --
More about Nazareth --
Sisters of Mt. St. Vincent --
The Sisters of Mercy --
The North Carolina hospitals --
Labors in the West --
The Stanton Hospital --
Sisters of St. Joesph --
Sisters of the Holy Cross --
Mother Angela --
Non-Catholic tributes --
A lesson in charity.
Responsibility: by George Barton.

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As a result of the pressing needs of the hour, the Sanitary Commission and the Christian Commission were organized. Their good deeds in supplying nurses and caring for invalids are well documented. Not as well known are the labors of the Catholic Sisters, who brought to their aid in caring for the sick and wounded, the experience, training and discipline of the religious bodies with which they were affiliated. This work aims to shed light on their work.

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