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L. P. Brockett, Women's work in the civil war: a record of heroism, patriotism and patience 10 0 Browse Search
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he negro women loyal women of New Orleans the names of some of the most prominent loyal women of the mountainous districts of the south their ready aid to our escaping prisoners Miss Melvina Stevens malignity of some of the rebel women heroism of loyal women in East Tennessee, Northern Georgia and Alabama We have already had occasion to mention some of those whose labors had been conspicuous, and especially Mrs. Sarah R. Johnson, Mrs. Nellie M. Taylor, Mrs. Grier, Mrs. Clapp, Miss Breckinridge, Mrs. Phelps, Mrs. Shepard Wells, and others. There was however, beside these, a large class, even in the chief cities of the rebellion, who not only never bowed their knee to the idol of secession, but who for their fidelity to principle, their patient endurance of proscription and their humanity and helpfulness to Union men, and especially Union prisoners, are deserving of all honor. The loyal women of Richmond were a noble band. Amid obloquy, persecution and in some cases impri
omes in greater measure the hearty and earnest love of the soldiers, as none had been more zealously and persistently devoted to their interests. Margaret Elizabeth Breckinridge.Mrs. J. G. Forman. Sketch of her personal appearance her gentle, tender, winning ways the American Florence Nightingale what if I do die? at cold Harbor she goes to Baltimore to meet the body is seized with typhoid fever and dies after five weeks illness True heroine of the war was Margaret Elizabeth Breckinridge. Patient, courageous, self-forgetting, steady of purpose and cheerful in spirit, she belonged by nature to the heroic order, while all the circumstanch is gathered from the pages of a Memorial published by her friends shortly after her death, which occurred at Niagara Falls, July 27th, 1864. Margaret Elizabeth Breckinridge was born in Philadelphia, March 24th, 1832. Her paternal grandfather was John Breckinridge, of Kentucky, once Attorney-General of the United States.
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)
rs., 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. Chapman, Mrs., 354. Clapp, Mrs. Anna L., 53, 76, 88. Clark, Mrs. A. M., 408. Clark, Miss Eudora, 406. Clark, Mrs. Lincoln,