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Sally Louisa Tompkins - Wikipedia


Sally Louisa Tompkins (November 9, 1833 – July 25, 1916) was a humanitarian, nurse, and philanthropist. Many believe that she was also the only woman officially commissioned in the Confederate...

Nursing in the Civil War South - Civil War Women


Nov 17, 2006 ... drawing of a Confederate base hospital, where Nursing in the Civil War ... In the antebellum South, women usually served as nurses within their ...

10 Greatest Nurses of the American Civil War


Oct 19, 2012 ... The two thousand women who volunteered as nurses during the ... In 1863, the hospital was converted into Point Lookout Confederate Prison, ...

Kate: The Journal of A Confederate Nurse: Kate Cumming, Richard ...


Editorial Reviews. From Library Journal. Cumming served the Confederacy as a nurse in Alabama and Mississippi. Along with the descriptions of the fighting, ...

Confederate Nurses, Pt 1 - History in the Margins


Feb 23, 2016 ... Confederate women's experience of nursing in the war differed in several significant ways from that of their Northern counterparts–ways which ...

Kate Cumming | Encyclopedia of Alabama


May 7, 2015 ... 1828-1909) was a Civil War nurse and diarist whose writings are an invaluable source on southern nursing, Confederate hospitals (particularly ...

A Confederate Nurse - University of South Carolina


A Confederate Nurse The Diary of Ada W. Bacot, 1860–1863. Edited by Jean V. Berlin. Recounts the first experience of women nurses in an American war.

Civil War Nurse Uniform Description | LEAFtv


The Civil War nurse was a welcome sight to the injured and dying soldiers on the ... There were no organizations defining the uniform of a Confederate nurse ...

Nurses of the Confederacy | American Civil War Forums - Civil War Talk


With the expansion of the war, women became hospital nurses and ... she became a paid nurse in the Confederate Army Medical Department.

Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War South on ...


In antebellum society, women were regarded as ideal nurses because of their ... FIVE CIVILIAN WOMEN AND CONFEDERATE MEDICAL CARE (pp. 106-133).

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Kate Cumming (ca. 1830-1909) | New Georgia Encyclopedia


She spent much of the latter half of the Civil War (1861-65) as a nurse in ... is best known for her dedicated service to sick and wounded Confederate soldiers.

Civil War Nurses | HistoryNet


Civil War Nurses summary: Thousands of women served as volunteer .... side at the Union's gala victory parade in Washington after the Confederate surrender.

A Nurse's Diary . Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided ...


Excerpts from the diary of Kate Cumming, Confederate nurse. April 12 -- I sat up all night, bathing the men's wounds, and giving them water. Every one attending  ...