Civil War Nurses

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Journal of a Civil War Nurse
Series: Civil War Nurses. Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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This short story is based on letters written by Cornelia Hancock, Civil War nurse. Author Georgiann Baldino dramatizes what it took to survive the inhumane conditions. Women who served as nurses came from many different backgrounds, but most served well behind the front. Cornelia Hancock was one of a few who served in field hospitals. Her presence reminded soldiers why they were fighting.
An Imperfect Union
Series: Civil War Nurses. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,740. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
'Imperfect Union' is a timeless story of love and survival during the American Civil War, based on the real-life experiences of a doctor and nurse, who served at some of the worst battlefields. When caring for sick and wounded soldiers, Cornelia Hancock and Fred Dudley comfort and support each other. Author Baldino transforms battles and skirmishes into an inspiring work of fiction.
A Soldier's Friend, Civil War Nurse Cornelia Hancock
Series: Civil War Nurses. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,950. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The Superintendent of Army Nurses, Dorthea Dix, took one look at Cornelia Hancock and told her to go back home. Rather than argue with "Dragon Dix" Cornelia hid in a baggage car. The date was July 5, 1863, and the train was headed for Gettysburg, where the Civil War's bloodiest battle had just ended.
Crosses, Cannons & Coffins
Series: Civil War Nurses. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In Crosses, Cannons & Coffins author Georgiann Baldino brings a little-known, but true, human account of Civil War service rendered by Sisters of Mercy. Relatively few records exist from women who served as nurses in America's Civil War. Few historians include women nurses in their manuscripts. Nuns served under battlefield conditions unnerving even for veteran officers.
Glory for the Brave
Series: Civil War Nurses. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 74,260. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Biographical
In 1862 when Charlotte volunteered as a Union nurse, society condemned the idea of women caring for men outside their immediate families. Army nursing thrust her into a world of discrimination, alcohol abuse, and violence. Even if women behaved admirably, serving with the military could ruin reputations. Only rare heroines managed to endure battlefield conditions.
In Hospital and Camp
Series: Civil War Nurses. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
This historical romance is set against the backdrop of carnage during the American Civil War. Any woman who wanted to nurse soldiers on battlefields faced severe criticism. Officials said women would faint at gory sights. The prospect of women caring for men outside of their immediate families shocked Victorian society. Only women with unshakable convictions managed to serve.