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Sally Louisa Tompkins


Sally Louisa Tompkins (November 9, 1833 – July 26, 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 ...

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.

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


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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  ...

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 ...

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 ...

Women during the Civil War - Encyclopedia Virginia


Apr 1, 2009 ... The end of the war brought the collapse of both the Confederate .... Most Confederate nurses were working class and enslaved women who ...

<i>A Journal of Hospital Life in the Confederate ... - USM Libraries


She continued volunteering in various Confederate hospitals across the South and was eventually hired as a paid nurse. Kate began recording her activities and ...

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.

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Kate Cumming, Civil War Nurse | GACivilWar.org


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

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, ...

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.