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

Author: Pamela D Toler
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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 -- Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Toler, Pamela D., author.
Heroines of Mercy Street.
New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2016
(OCoLC)923649614
Named Person: Dorothea Lynde Dix; Mary Phinney von Olnhausen; Anne Reading
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela D Toler
ISBN: 9780316392044 0316392049 9780316392051 0316392057
OCLC Number: 937718996
Notes: "Companion to Mercy Street on PBS"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, map
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
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 indispensible --
Leaving Mansion house Hospital --
Reporting back to duty --
After the war --
Afterword: a different viewpoint --
Acknowledgements --
Appendix A --
Appendix B --
Notes --
Suggestions for furtherr reading --
Index
Responsibility: Pamela D. Toler, PhD.

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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 -- Publisher's description.

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