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Kate : the journal of a Confederate nurse

Author: Kate Cumming; Richard Barksdale Harwell
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scottish-born, Alabama-bred Kate Cumming was one of the first women to offer her services for the care of the South's wounded soldiers. Her detailed journal, first published in 1866, provides a riveting look behind the lines of Civil War action in depicting civilian attitudes, army medical practices, and the administrative workings of the Confederate hospital system. --Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Confederate
Named Person: Kate Cumming; Kate Cumming; Kate Cumming
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Cumming; Richard Barksdale Harwell
ISBN: 080712267X 9780807122679
OCLC Number: 39456212
Notes: Originally published: A journal of hospital life in the Confederate Army of Tennessee, from the Battle of Shiloh to the end of the war. Louisville : J.P. Morton ; New Orleans : W. Evelyn, [c1866].
Description: xx, 321 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Okolona, Corinth --
Okolona --
Mobile --
Ringgold, Dalton, Chattanooga --
Chattanooga, Mobile --
Kingston, Cherokee Springs --
Atlanta, Newnan --
Newnan, Mobile --
West Point, Americus, Macon --
Mobile --
Griffin --
Newnan --
Mobile.
Other Titles: Journal of hospital life in the Confederate Army of Tennessee, from the Battle of Shiloh to the end of the war
Responsibility: by Kate Cumming ; edited by Richard Barksdale Harwell.

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/2564856853#Agent\/louisiana_state_university_press<\/a>> # Louisiana State University Press<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:Agent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Louisiana State University Press<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/2564856853#Organization\/confederate_states_of_america_army_department_of_tennessee<\/a>> # Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Tennessee.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Tennessee.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/2564856853#Place\/baton_rouge<\/a>> # Baton Rouge<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Baton Rouge<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/2564856853#Place\/united_states<\/a>> # United States.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"United States.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"United States<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/2564856853#Topic\/warfare<\/a>> # Warfare<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Warfare<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/lau<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"lau<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1013753<\/a>> # Medical care<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Medical care<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1205435<\/a>> # United States--Confederate States of America.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"United States--Confederate States of America.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/135172531<\/a>> # Confederate States of America Army. Department of Tennessee.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Confederate States of America Army. Department of Tennessee.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Tennessee.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/2564856853<\/a>> # Journal of hospital life in the Confederate Army of Tennessee, from the Battle of Shiloh to the end of the war<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Journal of hospital life in the Confederate Army of Tennessee, from the Battle of Shiloh to the end of the war<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/39456212#PublicationEvent\/baton_rouge_louisiana_state_university_press_1998<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:PublicationEvent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:location<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/2564856853#Place\/baton_rouge<\/a>> ; # Baton Rouge<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:organizer<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/2564856853#Agent\/louisiana_state_university_press<\/a>> ; # Louisiana State University Press<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:startDate<\/a> \"1998<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

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