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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.
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.
In Hospital and Camp
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.
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, story to readers, a 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.
Wild Sweeps the Wind
Series: Voices of Pondicherry, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,010. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In 1857, Phebe Beach, a young woman from Bridgton, Maine was coming of age, beset by the constraints of society that expected her to marry and become in her words "a stocking darner and a baby manufacturer." She shared her frustrations in a diary she began writing that year. Her lively, lighthearted descriptions of her life soon gave way to tragedy as the nation hurtled into Civil War.
Clara Barton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
I have written my e-book largely from clippings and references, especially various American newspapers. Clara Barton was a widely known figure, a nurse/samaritan and a supervisor of organizations. The most prominent group she was associated with is the American Red Cross. She became the institution's first president in 1884. Years later she became a tireless advocate for women's suffrage.