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Woman's work in the Civil War : a record of heroism, patriotism and patience

Author: L P Brockett; Jon A. Lindseth Suffrage Collection.
Publisher: Philadelphia : Zeigler, McCurdy & Co., 1867.
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Brockett, L.P. (Linus Pierpont), 1820-1893.
Woman's work in the Civil War.
Philadelphia : Zeigler, McCurdy & Co., 1867
(OCoLC)612753759
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L P Brockett; Jon A. Lindseth Suffrage Collection.
OCLC Number: 6942381
Notes: Added t.p., with vignette.
Description: 799 pages, 16 leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / by Henry W. Bellows, D.D. --
Introductory chapter. --
pt. I. Superintendent of nurses. Miss Dorothea L. Dix. --
pt. II. Ladies who ministered to the sick and wounded in camp, field, and general hospitals. Clara Harlowe Barton ; Helen Louise Gilson ; Mrs. John Harris ; Mrs. Eliza C. Porter ; Mrs. Mary A. Bickerdyke ; Margaret Elizabeth Breckinridge / by Mrs. J.G. Forman ; Mrs. Stephen Barker ; Amy M. Bradley ; Mrs. Arabella Griffith Barlow ; Mrs. Nellie Maria Taylor ; Mrs. Adaline Tyler ; Mrs. William H. Holstein ; Mrs. Cordelia A.P. Harvey / by Rev. N.M. Mann ; Mrs. Sarah R. Johnston ; Emily E. Parsons / by Rev. J.G. Forman ; Mrs. Almira Fales ; Mrs. Mary Morris Husband ; The Hospital Transport Service ; Other labors of some of the members of the Hospital Transport Corps ; Katherine Prescott Wormeley ; The Misses Woolsey ; Anna Maria Ross ; Mrs. G.T.M. Davis ; Mary J. Safford ; Mrs. Lydia G. Parrish ; Mrs. Annie Wittenmeyer ; Melcenia Elliott / by Rev. J.G. Forman ; Mary Dwight Pettes / by Rev. J.G. Forman ; Louisa Maertz / by Rev. J.G. Forman ; Mrs. Harriet R. Colfax ; Clara Davis ; Mrs. R.H. Spencer ; Mrs. Harriet Foote Hawley / by Mrs. H.B. Stowe ; Ellen E. Mitchell ; Jessie Home ; Miss Vance and Miss Blackmar / by Mrs. M.M. Husband. H.A. Dada and S.E. Hall ; Mrs. Sarah P. Edson ; Maria M.C. Hall ; The Hospital Corps at the Naval Academy Hospital, Annapolis ; Other labors of some of the members of the Annapolis Hospital Corps ; Mrs. A.H. and Miss S.H. Gibbons ; Mrs. E.J. Russell ; Mrs. Mary W. Lee ; Cornelia M. Tompkins / by Rev. J.G. Forman ; Mrs. Anna C. McMeens / by Mrs. E.S. Mendenhall ; Mrs. Jerusha R. Small / by Mrs. E.S. Mendenhall ; Mrs. S.A. Martha Canfield / by Mrs. E.S. Mendenhall ; Mrs. Thomas and Miss Morris ; Mrs. Shepard Wells / by Rev. J.G. Forman ; Mrs. E.C. Witherell / by Rev. J.G. Forman ; Phebe Allen / by Rev. J.G. Forman ; Mrs. Edwin Greble ; Mrs. Isabella Fogg ; Mrs. E.E. George ; Mrs. Charlotte E. McKay ; Mrs. Fanny L. Ricketts ; Mrs. John S. Phelps ; Mrs. Jane R. Munsell. --
pt. III. Ladies who organized aid societies, received and forwarded supplies to the hospitals, devoting their whole time to the work, etc. Woman's Central Association of Relief / by Mrs. Julia B. Curtis ; Soldier's Aid Society of Northern Ohio ; New England Women's Auxiliary Association ; The Northwestern Sanitary Commission ; Mrs. A.H. Hoge ; Mrs. Mary A. Livermore ; General Aid Society for the Army, Buffalo ; Michigan Soldiers' Aid Society ; Women's Pennsylvania Branch of United States Sanitary Commission. The Wisconsin Soldiers' Aid Society / by Rev. J.G. Forman ; Pittsburg Branch United States Sanitary Commission ; Mrs. Elizabeth S. Mendenhall ; Department of the South ; St. Louis Ladies' Union Aid Society ; Ladies' Aid Society of Philadelphia, & c ; Women's Relief Association of Brooklyn and Long Island ; Mrs. Elizabeth M. Streeter ; Mrs. Curtis T. Fenn ; Mrs. James Harlan ; New England Soldiers' Relief Association. --
pt. IV. Ladies distinguished for services among the freedmen and refugees. Mrs. Frances Dana Gage ; Mrs. Lucy Gaylord Pomeroy ; Maria R. Mann ; Sarah J. Hagar ; Mrs. Josephine R. Griffin ; Mrs. M.M. Hallowell ; Other friends of the freedmen and refugees. --
pt. V. Ladies distinguished for services in soldiers' homes, volunteer refreshment saloons, on government hospital transports, etc. Mrs. O.E. Hosmer ; Miss Hattie Wiswall ; Mrs. Lucy E. Starr ; Miss Charlotte Bradford ; Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon of Philadelphia ; Mrs. R.M. Bigelow ; Miss Hattie R. Sharpless and her associates. --
pt. VI. Ladies distinguished for other services in the national cause. Mrs. Annie Etheridge ; Delphine P. Baker ; Mrs. S. Burger Stearns ; Barbara Frietchie ; Mrs. Hettie M. McEwen ; Other defenders of the flag ; Military heroines ; The women of Gettysburg ; Loyal women of the South ; Miss Hetty A. Jones / by Horatio G. Jones, Esq. --
Final chapter. The faithful but less conspicuous laborers.
Responsibility: by L.P. Brockett and Mrs. Mary C. Vaughan ; with an introduction by Henry W. Bellows ; illustrated with sixteen steel engravings.

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Outstanding collection of contemporarily written biographies

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The role of women in the American Civil War is not limited to nursing. This volume explores several facets of participation: nurses, organizers of aid societies, workers with freedmen and refugees, workers in soldiers' homes and "other." Obviously, the work does not contain a biography for every woman...
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