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James Parton, Horace Greeley, T. W. Higginson, J. S. C. Abbott, E. M. Hoppin, William Winter, Theodore Tilton, Fanny Fern, Grace Greenwood, Mrs. E. C. Stanton, Women of the age; being natives of the lives and deeds of the most prominent women of the present gentlemen 54 0 Browse Search
L. P. Brockett, Women's work in the civil war: a record of heroism, patriotism and patience 24 0 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 18 0 Browse Search
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899 15 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 7, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Atlantic Essays 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 5, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Women and Men 4 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
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s and their successors the cantinieres, vivandieres, etc other modes in which women manifested their patriotism Florence Nightingale and her labors the results the awakening of patriotic zeal among American women at the opening of the war the on all the panoply of war, have led their hosts to the deadly charge, or the fierce affray of contending armies. Florence Nightingale, an English gentlewoman, of high social position and remarkable executive powers, was the first of her sex, at leathan those who took part in the fierce charge of Balaclava Some fell victims to their untiring zeal; others, and Miss Nightingale among the number, were rendered hopeless invalids for life, by their exertions. Fifty years of peace had rendered onctively, that there would soon be a demand for nurses for the sick and wounded, and fired by the noble example of Florence Nightingale, though too often without her practical training, thousands of young, fair, and highly educated women offered them
u, in regard to the management of the kitchen at Scutari, by Florence Nightingale, is true also of those organized by Miss Gilson in Virginia. poor in the general kitchen, made two pints thick and good in Miss Nightingale's. Again, in contrasting the general kitchen with the lightof a soldier in one of the hospitals of the Crimea who, when Florence Nightingale had passed, turned and kissed the place upon his pillow wherand that we may call her, without offense to the others, our Florence Nightingale. Her great power of adaptation served her well in her choon the part of the women of the country as that performed by Florence Nightingale and her army of women nurses in the Crimea, and with her fathave received the reverent worship bestowed on the shadow of Florence Nightingale, so admirably described by Longfellow in his Saint Filomena:ers in the hospital; she has discarded hoops, believing with Florence Nightingale, that they are utterly incompatible with the duties of the h
a favor of me again whatever the case may be. Never! was the quick reply, never will I bind myself by such a promise while an Eastern soldier needs a friend or a passage to his home! You are the first man to whom I should apply. Then let him come without a promise. You have conquered; I will do for him all that can be done. Could such friendship fail to win the hearts of those to whom this inestimable woman gave the cheerful service of her life's best days? Do you want to see Florence Nightingale? said one, who had not yet left the nursing care which brought him back to life and hope, to a companion whom he met. If you do, just come to our hospital and see Miss Ross. This was the only reward she craved — a word of thoughtful gratitude from those she sought to serve; and in this was lost all remembrance of days of toil and nights of weariness. So from week to week and from month to month the self-consecration grew more complete — the self-forgetfulness more perfect. But t