For Nellie, whose life still inspires.
His life was saved by one of those angels of mercy, a volunteer army nurse. He fell into good hands—the blessed hands of a kind-hearted woman! Even here, amid the roar and carnage, was found a woman with the soul to dare danger; the heart to sympathize with the battle-stricken; sense, skill, and experience to make her a treasure beyond all price.”
Women of the War: Their Heroism and Self-Sacrifice
Roundheads Regimental Headquarters
Beaufort, South Carolina
(left to right):
Reverend Robert Audley Brown, Private John Stevenson, Nellie M. Chase (seated), “Uncle Bob,” Colonel Daniel Leasure, Doctor Horace Ludington.
Photo courtesy of USAMHI