Nurses in the U.S. Civil War: Selected full-text books and articles
FREE! Woman's Work in the Civil War: A Record of Heroism, Patriotism and Patience Zeigler, McCurdy, 1867
Gangrene and Glory: Medical Care during the American Civil War Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1998
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 5 "The Introduction of Women Nurses"
Busy Hands: Images of the Family in the Northern Civil War Effort Fordham University Press, 2003
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 6 "'The Kind Attentions of Woman': Female Nurses Bring Home to the Hospital"
Seldom Thanked, Never Praised, and Scarcely Recognized: Gender and Racism in Civil War Hospitals Civil War History, Vol. 48, No. 3, September 2002PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICAL
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Battle Time: Gender, Modernity, and Confederate Hospitals Journal of Social History, Vol. 35, No. 2, Winter 2001
Divided Houses: Gender and the Civil War Oxford University Press, 1992
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 6 "Arranging a Doll's House: Refined Women as Union Nurses"
Letters of a Civil War Nurse: Cornelia Hancock, 1863-1865 University of Nebraska Press, 1998PRIMARY SOURCE
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Professional Nursing: Concepts, Issues, and Challenges Springer Publishing Company, 2005
Librarian’s tip: "The American Civil War (1860-1865)" begins on p. 21
Nursing, the Finest Art: An Illustrated History Mosby, 1996 (2nd edition)
Librarian’s tip: "Nursing in the Civil War (1861-1865)" begins on p. 244
Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War University of North Carolina Press, 1996
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 4 "We Must Go To Work, Too"
Battle Scars: Gender and Sexuality in the American Civil War Oxford University Press, 2006
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 6 "Mary Walker, Mary Surratt, and Some Thoughts on Gender in the Civil War"
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