||"Reprinted from the 1971 edition, titled South after Gettysburg: letters of Cornelia Hancock from the Army of the Potomac, 1863-1865, by Books for Libraries Press, Freeport, N.Y."--Title page verso.
"Bison Books"--Page i.
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||A young Quakeress goes to war -- After the Battle of Gettysburg -- Contraband: Washington -- Brandy Station, Virginia -- The battle of the wilderness -- On march with the Army to White House Landing -- Under shell fire -- City Point Hospital -- Richmond taken.
||"She was called "The Florence Nightingale of America." From the fighting at Gettysburg to the capture of Richmond, this young Quaker nurse worked tirelessly to relieve the suffering of soldiers. She was one of the great heroines of the Union."--Book jacket. "Cornelia Hancock served in field and evacuating hospitals, in a contraband camp, and (defying authority) on the battlefield. Her letters to family members are witty, unsentimental, and full of indignation about the neglect of wounded soldiers and black refugees."--Book jacket.