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L. P. Brockett, Women's work in the civil war: a record of heroism, patriotism and patience 6 4 Browse Search
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lly unable to do more. There I lay, with the sick, wounded, and dying all around, and slept from sheer exhaustion, the last sounds falling upon my ear being groans from the operating room. Her ministrations to the wounded on the Vanderbilt were unexpectedly prolonged by the inability of the officers to get the necessary supplies on board, but two days after she was on the Knickerbocker, a Sanitary Commission Transport, and on her way to White House Landing where in company with Miss Charlotte Bradford, she spent the whole night on the Transport Louisiana, dressing and caring for the wounded. When she left the boat at eleven o'clock the next night she was obliged to wash all her skirts which were saturated with the mingled blood of the Union and Confederate soldiers which covered the floor, as she kneeled between them to wash their faces. She had torn up all her spare clothing which could be of use to them for bandages and compresses. From White House she proceeded to the battl
L. P. Brockett, Women's work in the civil war: a record of heroism, patriotism and patience, The Hospital Transport service. (search)
and often by their skilful nursing rescued them from the jaws of death, were Mrs. George T. Strong, the wife of the Treasurer of the Commission, who made four or five trips; Miss Harriet Douglas Whetten, who served throughout the Peninsular Campaign as head of the Women's Department on the S. R. Spaulding; Mrs. Laura Trotter, (now Mrs. Charles Parker) of Boston, who occupied a similar position on the Daniel Webster; Mrs. Bailey, at the head of the Women's Department on the Elm City; Mrs. Charlotte Bradford, a Massachusetts lady who made several trips on the Elm City and Knickerbocker; Miss Amy M. Bradley, whose faithful services are elsewhere recorded; Mrs. Annie Etheridge, of the Fifth Michigan, Miss Bradley's faithful and zealous co-worker; Miss Helen L. Gilson, who here as well as everywhere else proved herself one of the most eminently useful women in the service; Miss M. Gardiner, who was on several of the steamers; Mrs. Balustier, of New York, one of the most faithful and self-s
L. P. Brockett, Women's work in the civil war: a record of heroism, patriotism and patience, Other labors of some of the members of the hospital transport corps. (search)
Other labors of some of the members of the hospital transport corps. Miss Bradley, Miss Gilson, Mrs. Husband, Miss Charlotte Bradford, Mrs. W. P. Griffin, Miss H. D. Whetten Most of the ladies connected with this Hospital Transport service, distinguished themselves in other departments of philanthropic labor for the soldiers, often not less arduous, and sometimes not cheered by so pleasant companionship. Miss Bradley, as we have seen accomplished a noble work in connection with the Soldiers' Home at Washington, and the Rendezvous of Distribution; Miss Gilson and Mrs. Husband were active in every good word and work; Mrs Charlotte Bradford succeeded Miss Bradley in the charge of the Soldiers' Home at Washington, where she accomplished a world of good. Mrs. W. P. Griffin, though compelled by illness contracted during her services on the Peninsula, returned with quickened zeal and more fervid patriotism to her work in connection with the Woman's Central Association of Rel
L. P. Brockett, Women's work in the civil war: a record of heroism, patriotism and patience, Index of names of women whose services are recorded in this book. (search)
Barker, Mrs. C. V., 409. Barker, Mrs. Stephen, 186, 200-211. Barlow, Mrs. Arabella Griffith, 62, 225-233. Barnett, Mrs., 89. Bartlett, Miss Mary E., 412. Bartlett, Mrs. Abner, 58. Barton, Mrs. Sarah A., 408. Barton, Miss Clara Harlowe, 47, 111- 132. Beck, Mrs. 157, 159. Bell, Miss Susan J., 408. Bellows, Mrs. H. W., 302. Bennett, Miss, 89. Bennison, Mrs. R. H., 409. Bickerdyke, Mrs. Mary A., 48, 163, 165-170, 172-186, 209. Bissell, Miss Lucy J., 406. Booth, Mrs., 78. Bradford, Miss Charlotte, 153, 301, 316. Bradley, Miss Amy M., 212-224, 301, 316. Brayton, Miss Mary Clark, 48, 53. Breckinridge, Miss Margaret E., 48, 62, 88, 187, 199. Brendell, Mrs. E. C., 408. Brimmer, Mrs. Martin, 411. Broadhead, Mrs. Bettie, 409. Brooks, Mrs. Maria, 408. Brownell, Mrs. Kady, 82, 83. Bryden, Mrs., 89. Bucklin, Miss Sophronia, 409. Caldwell, Mrs., 410. Campbell, Mrs. John, 408. Campbell, Mrs. Lucy L., 408. Campbell, Miss Valeria, 53. Cary, Miss Mary, 405. Cha
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, XIV. Massachusetts women in the civil war. (search)
them, co-operated with the surgeons in carrying out humane and enlightened plans, and Benton Barracks Hospital became famous for its excellence and the rapid recovery of its patients. At the close of the war she gave her services for some time to the freedmen in the south-west, where her adherence to systematic work, her unfailing cheerfulness and kindness and her power of persistence in carrying out her plans, made her as eminent and as useful as she had been in the hospitals. Miss Charlotte Bradford of Duxbury, Mass., daughter of Hon. Gamaliel Bradford, began her relief work in the very hardest department. She was assigned to the hospital transport service. When the army of the Potomac removed from the high grounds about Washington to the swampy and miasmatic region of the peninsula, it caused an outbreak of malarial diseases of a severe character. Very soon there were added to the large list of the diseased a host of wounded men, brought from the sanguinary battlefields in
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, Index of names of persons. (search)
Boyer, C. G., 18 Boyle, H. P., 248 Boyle, J. C., 18 Boynton, David, 248 Boynton, H. V., 624 Boynton, H. Van N., 170, 402, 459, 508 Boynton, J. A., 18 Boynton, J. W., 18 Boynton, N., 580 Boynton, N., Mrs., 580 Boynton, W. P., 248 Brackett, A. G., 624 Brackett, E. A., 248 Brackett, F. E., 18 Brackett, L. C., 207, 248, 508 Bradbury, E. E., 18 Bradbury, G. H., 18 Bradbury, G. L., 248 Bradbury, George, 485 Bradbury, William, 248 Braden, H. S., 248 Bradford, A. K., 248 Bradford, Charlotte, 598 Bradford, Gamaliel, 598 Bradford, Lawrence, 18 Bradford, Pelham, 248 Bradford, R. F., 18 Bradish, A. H., 248 Bradish, H. F., 248 Bradlee, D. H., 248 Bradlee, S. J., 248 Bradley, A. J., 248 Bradley, J. S., 248, 508 Bradley, Jerome, 402, 459 Bradley, L. D., 18 Bradley, L. J., 249 Bradley, Leverett, 248 Bradstreet, J. P., 249 Bradt, J. G., 378 Brady, A. G., 402, 459, 509 Brady, Charles, 249 Brady, Edward, 18 Brady, James, Jr., 247 Bragdon, George, 249 Bragdon