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Kirtland Community College Library E 621 .H36 1998 30775305550924 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 0803273126
  • ISBN: 9780803273122
  • Physical Description: print
    xx, 173 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1998]

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General Note: "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.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: "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.
Subject: Hancock, Cornelia 1840-1927 Correspondence
Hancock, Cornelia 1840-1927
Nurses United States Correspondence
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Medical care
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Personal narratives
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Women
Nurses
Military Nursing history
Genre: Personal narratives.

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Letters of a Civil War Nurse : Cornelia Hancock, 1863-1865
Letters of a Civil War Nurse : Cornelia Hancock, 1863-1865
by Hancock, Cornelia; Jaquette, Henrietta Stratton (Editor); Berlin, Jean V. (Introduction by)
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Letters of a Civil War Nurse : Cornelia Hancock, 1863-1865

Originally published in 1937 as South after Gettysburg, Hancock's letters were edited by Henrietta Stratton Jaquette, the granddaughter of a cousin. This Bison Books edition is introduced by Jean V. Berlin, the editor of A Confederate Nurse: The Diary of Ada W. Bacot, 1860-1863 .

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