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Civil War doctor : the story of Mary Walker

Author: Carla Joinson
Publisher: Greensboro, N.C. : Morgan Reynolds Pub., ©2007.
Series: Social critics and reformers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biography of Mary Edwards Walker was one of the first women to receive a medical degree in the United States and went on to serve as a doctor to the Union soldiers during the Civil War. Her unconventional and determined life paved the way for generations of women in medicine and beyond.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Mary Edwards Walker; Mary Edwards Walker; Mary Edwards Walker; Mary Edwards Walker; Mary Edwards Walker
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carla Joinson
ISBN: 9781599350288 1599350289
OCLC Number: 71241973
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Independent spirit --
Rejecting conventions --
"I cannot appoint a woman" --
Working without pay --
The soldier's friend --
Prisoner of war --
Prison doctor --
Medal of Honor --
Lecture circuit --
Continuing disappointments --
Return to Oswego.
Series Title: Social critics and reformers.
Responsibility: Carla Joinson.
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A biography of Mary Edwards Walker was one of the first women to receive a medical degree in the United States and went on to serve as a doctor to the Union soldiers during the Civil War. Her unconventional and determined life paved the way for generations of women in medicine and beyond.

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