Coming into Their Own
The only fault that they find is “that I have too much sympathy for the sick”!
—Amy Morris Bradley, April 16, 1862
Mercy! what do the women at home know of work? We never stopped till the whole house were pronounced doing well.
—Hannah Ropes, January 11,1863
I can't let them die—If they do a piece of my life goes too.
—Harriet Foote Hawley, May 31, 1864