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4 edition of Female nurses who served in the War of the Rebellion. found in the catalog.

Female nurses who served in the War of the Rebellion.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on War Claims.

Female nurses who served in the War of the Rebellion.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on War Claims.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nurses,
  • War,
  • Women

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRelief of female nurses who served in War of Rebellion
    SeriesH.rp.825
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15994454M

      #African American nurses were highly qualified to serve within the military community at the beginning of World War II. Although, they were qualified they were constantly discriminated against. Mabel K. Staupers, the executive secretary of the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses, lobbied for a change in the discriminatory policies of the Army Nurse Corps.   This is the follow-up to yesterday’s article on the early women’s rights movement. It deals with how women served in the Civil War. While women were not allowed to be soldiers, many disguised themselves and lived as men in order to do so, in effect living as transgender men. Others served as spies or nurses.

    ­ During the Civil War (12 April ­26 May ), many women served as nurses in the hospitals of both the Union and the Confederate Armies, among them a large number of Catholic sisters of several religious orders. Some of the women who served in the Union hospitals were not on the Army payroll but were sponsored by the United. what women did in the civil war Women served as nurses in the Civil War. They easily went out onto the field and tended to wounded soldiers. Asked in US Civil War, History of the United States.

      The main trained corps of military nurses was the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS). It was founded in at the time of the Boer war . In she published a self-help medical book for women (A Book of Medical Discourses). Rebecca Lee Crumpler died in in Boston at age As with the white population, many African Americans served as nursing personnel during the war in both paid and volunteer n:


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