Civil War Nurse
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The Diary and Letters of Hannah Ropes
Edited, with an introduction and commentary, by John R. Brumgardt
The chief nurse of the Union Hospital in Washington, D.C., describes life and stress in the hospital and comments on notable persons of power. Her heretofore unpublished diary and letters comprise of a fresh, highly significant document concerning the medical history of the Civil War and the contributions of women nurses in the Northern military hospitals.
Softcover, 149 pages