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Heroines of Mercy Street : the real nurses of the Civil War

Author: Pamela D Toler; Ridley Scott
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Tells the true stories of the nurses at Mansion House, the Alexandria, Virginia hotel turned wartime hospital, and the setting for the PBS show Mercy Street"--
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: Dorothea Lynde Dix; Mary Phinney von Olnhausen; Anne Reading; Dorothea Lynde Dix; Mary Phinney von Olnhausen; Anne Reading; Dorothea Lynde Dix; Mary Phinney von Olnhausen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela D Toler; Ridley Scott
ISBN: 9780316392075 0316392073
OCLC Number: 923649614
Description: viii, 287 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Dorothea Dix goes to war --
The army is unprepared --
Volunteers --
Nurses on the hospital transport ships --
Arriving at Mansion House Hospital --
Learning by experience --
Becoming indispensable --
Leaving Mansion House Hospital --
Reporting back to duty --
After the war --
Afterword : a different viewpoint.
Other Titles: Mercy Street (Television program)
Responsibility: Pamela D. Toler, PhD. ; foreword by Ridley Scott.

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"Tells the true stories of the nurses at Mansion House, the Alexandria, Virginia hotel turned wartime hospital, and the setting for the PBS show Mercy Street"--

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