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Civil War nurse narratives, 1863-1870

Author: Daneen Wardrop; Cairns Collection of American Women Writers.
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Civil War Nurse Narratives, 1863--1870, examines the first wave of autobiographical narratives written by northern female nurses and published during the war and shortly thereafter, ranging from the well-known Louisa May Alcott to lesser-known figures such as Elvira Powers and Julia Wheelock. From the hospitals of Washington, DC, and Philadelphia, to the field at Gettysburg in the aftermath of the battle, to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal narratives
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daneen Wardrop; Cairns Collection of American Women Writers.
ISBN: 9781609383671 1609383672
OCLC Number: 904755910
Description: 267 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Louisa May Alcott's Hospital Sketches: a readership --
Georgeanna Woolsey's Three Weeks at Gettysburg: connecting links --
Julia Dunlap's Notes of Hospital Life: women's rights, benevolence, and class --
Elvira Powers's Hospital Pencillings: travel, dissent, and cultural ties --
Anna Morris Holstein's Three Years in Field Hospitals of the Army of the Potomac: the dead line --
Sophronia Bucklin's In Hospital and Camp: rank-and-file nursing --
Julia S. Wheelock's The Boys in White: narrative construction.
Responsibility: Daneen Wardrop.

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Examines the first wave of autobiographical narratives written by northern female nurses and published during the war and shortly thereafter, ranging from the wellknown Louisa May Alcott to lesser  Read more...

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