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To bind up the wounds : Catholic sister nurses in the U.S. Civil War / Mary Denis Maher.

Maher, Mary Denis. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 0807124397
  • ISBN: 9780807124390
  • Physical Description: x, 178 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Louisiana pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 1999.

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General Note:
Originally published: New York : Greenwood Press, 1989.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-174) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1. Catholic sisters in mid-nineteenth century America -- 2. Backgrounds of Catholic nursing in the United States in the nineteenth century -- 3. Medical care and lay female nursing during the Civil War -- 4. Catholic sisters respond to requests for nursing in the Civil War -- 5. Catholic sister nurses in the Civil War -- 6. Contemporaneous attitudes about the Catholic sisters in the Civil War.
Subject: United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Medical care.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > War work > Catholic Church.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Women.
Monasticism and religious orders for women > United States > History > 19th century.
Nursing > United States > History > 19th century.
History of Nursing
Warfare
Women > history
United States

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