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L. P. Brockett, Women's work in the civil war: a record of heroism, patriotism and patience 100 2 Browse Search
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Contents. Illustrations. 1.--Miss Clara H. Barton.....................................................................Frontispiece. 2.-Barbara Frietchie .....................................................................Vignette title. 3.-Mrs. Mary A. Bickerdyke ................................................................................. 172 4.-Miss Margaret E. Breckenridge.................................................................... 187 5.-Mrs. Nellie Maria Taylor .................................................... 234 6.-Mrs. Cordelia A. P. Harvey .............................................................................. 260 7.-M Iss Emily E. Parsons.................................................. ..................................... 273 8.-Mrs. Mary Morris husband .................................................................... ... 287 9.-Miss Mary J. Safford........ ............................ .................... .............................. 35
healing and comfort to the gallant soldiers who had fallen on the field. Mrs. Hoge and Mrs. Livermore, of Chicago, visited Grant's camp in front of Vicksburg, more than once, and by their exertions, saved his army from scurvy; Mrs. Porter, Mrs. Bickerdyke, and several others are deserving of mention for their untiring zeal both in these and Sherman's Georgian campaigns. Mrs. Bickerdyke has won undying renown throughout the Western armies as pre-eminently the friend of the private soldier. Mrs. Bickerdyke has won undying renown throughout the Western armies as pre-eminently the friend of the private soldier. As our armies, especially in the West and Southwest, won more and more of the enemy's territory, the important towns of which were immediately occupied as garrisons, hospital posts, and secondary bases of the armies, the work of nursing and providing special diet and comfort in the general hospitals at these posts, which were often of great extent, involved a vast amount of labor and frequently serious privation, and personal discomfort on the part of the nurses. Some of these who volunteered
her regard for the private soldiers mother Bickerdyke and her boys her work at Savannah after th boys as she always insisted, she was Mother Bickerdyke to the whole army. Nothing could exceed thetingly, I suppose it was that woman, that Mrs. Bickerdyke. Oh! said Sherman, well, if it was her,contributions to the Ladies' Aid Society. Mrs. Bickerdyke asked the privilege of saying a few words ruffles and lace. On receiving the box, Mrs. Bickerdyke, who was again for the time in charge of l to tremble with cold and anxious fear. Mrs. Bickerdyke was going from tent to tent in the gale ces, but with wonderful tact and ingenuity Mrs. Bickerdyke succeeded in making palatable dishes for the stores of the Northwestern Commission Mrs. Bickerdyke had tacked upon the wall, and this told teen fed and comforted here. This morning Mrs. Bickerdyke made mush for two hundred, having gatherebelonging to those corps--Mrs. Porter and Mrs. Bickerdyke-whose admirable services rendered other p[37 more...]
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)
her, Mrs., 53. Armstrong, Miss, 209. Bailey, Mrs., 301. Ballard, Mrs. M. I., 408. Balustier, Mrs., 301. 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. Campb