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Louisa Maertz.Rev. J. G. Forman. Her birth and parentage her residence in Germany and Switzerland her fondness for study her extraordinary sympathy and benevolence she commences visiting the hospitals in her native city, Quincy, Illinois, in the autumn of 1861 she takes some of the wounded home to her father's house and ministers to them there she goes to St. Louis is commissioned as a nurse sent to Helena, then full of wounded from the battles in Arkansas her severe laborsnstitution, and suffered much from ill health; and at the age of eighteen years she was sent to Europe in the hope that she might derive benefit from the mineral springs of Germany and from travel and change of climate. Two years in Germany, Switzerland and Italy were spent in traveling and in the society of her relatives, some of whom were the personal friends of the Monods of Paris, Guizot, the Gurneys of England, Merle D'Aubigne, of Geneva, and other literary people of Europe, with several