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A Confederate Nurse

The Diary of Ada W. Bacot, 1860-1863

by Jean V. Berlin

  • 155 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by University of South Carolina Press .
Written in English

  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: historical,
  • Civil war,
  • Essays, journals, letters & other prose works,
  • Nursing & Ancillary Services,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History: American,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • MED,
  • HIS,
  • HIS036000,
  • MED058000,
  • United States - General,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Medical - Nurses,
  • Biography & Autobiography : Medical - Nurses,
  • History : United States - Civil War,
  • Nursing - General

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8695311M
    ISBN 101570033862
    ISBN 109781570033865

      Cornelia Hancock was just one of hundreds of female nurses who attended to the wounded at Gettysburg. Unlike her, most did not have their diaries, letters or memoirs published, but of the dozens whose stories made it into print, several stand out – for reasons as varied as the women themselves.   Savannah had a hospital early in the war, and general hospitals were established in Atlanta early in , although little is known about the general hospitals in Georgia before they were incorporated into the Army of Tennessee system directed by Samuel H. Stout. A Tennessean and an excellent administrator, Stout had been in charge of the hospitals in . The complete collection of online books at The Book Patch is listed here in different categories. is offers a no fee bookstore providing Book Printing and .

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A confederate nurse-the diary of ada w. bacot, Currently unavailable. Although the Civil War was the first major American conflict in which women nurses played a significant role, the dearth of information about these women makes the diary of a Southern medical worker an especially important document/5(4).

A Confederate Nurse book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A young widow's account of caring for wounded Confederates.4/5.

A Confederate Nurse reveals the Confederate nationalism that motivated some Southern women and the work these women performed to sustain the war effort. About the Author: Jean V. Berlin is coeditor of Sherman s Civil War: Selected Correspondence of William T. Sherman, A graduate of Haverford College and the University of Virginia Pages: In this Civil War era diary, first published inConfederate nurse Kate Cumming reveals to the reader the in-hospital, on-site details of wounded soldiers, their inuries, deaths, foods made A Confederate Nurse book them in hospital, her day-to-day by: American Civil War era nurse.

Kate Cumming is best known for her A Confederate Nurse book service to sick and wounded Confederate soldiers. She spent much of the A Confederate Nurse book half of the Civil War () as a nurse in hospitals throughout Georgia/5.

Working in Confederate hospitals and units throughout the South, Cumming A Confederate Nurse book the ravages of war on a daily basis. When she found the time, she chronicled her experiences in her journal. A riveting account of war, Kate: The Journal of a Confederate Nurse also presents a A Confederate Nurse book first-hand look at the medical practices, lifestyles, politics.

Do not mean to beat the proverbial horse- this book on Confederate nurses is superb, truly. Read it from anywhere, too- start at page 10 or it's riveting. @18thVirginia, I'm going to try to find more biographical information on some of these women and maybe men who appear in this book.

Louisa May Alcott. Louisa May Alcott is known worldwide as the author of Little Women, but less known is the fact that she served as a volunteer nurse during the civil war, seeing action in the battle of Fredericksburg. Civil War Nurses Articles From History Net Magazines. Civil War Nurses Featured Article.

Nurses, both Union and Confederate, wrote memoirs of their experiences providing an intimate and personal look at the war from varied points of view. Nurse. Kate Cumming ( – June 5, ) was a Confederate Civil War nurse. Cumming remained a nurse throughout the duration of the war, rare for most servicewomen, urged on by her strong sense of :Edinburgh, Scotland.

Phoebe Yates Levy Pember was born into an assimilated A Confederate Nurse book, South Carolina, family on Aug The fourth of seven children, she was raised in a wealthy and socially prominent family; her father was a successful merchant while her mother was a popular actress.

Scottish-born, Alabama-bred Kate Cumming was one of the first women to offer her services for the care of the South's wounded soldiers.

Her detailed journal, first published inprovides a riveting look behind the lines of A Confederate Nurse book War action in depicting civilian attitudes, army medical practices, and the administrative workings of the Confederate hospital system.4/5(1).

Kate Cumming () was a Scottish-born Civil War Confederate Nurse. Her family moved from Edinburgh, Scotland to Montreal, Canada, and then settled permanently in Mobile, Alabama. During the war years, she defied those who opposed hospital work, deeming it “unladylike,” and went on to become one of the best known nurses in the Western.

A Confederate Nurse: The Diary of ADA W. Bacot, A Confederate Nurse book V. Berlin, Editor, Ada W. Bacot, Author University of South Carolina Press $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Before the Civil War, most nurses in the United States were male.

Women in the U.S. knew of Florence Nightingale, a British nurse who successfully served on the battlefield, but social taboos prevented well-to-do women from working outside the home. A "working woman" was an object of pity or scorn in Victorian America. Kate Cumming Kate Cumming (ca. ) was a Civil War nurse and diarist whose writings are an invaluable source on southern nursing, Confederate hospitals (particularly those along the western fronts of the conflict), military movements, women's experiences in the war, and the gradual breakdown of the Confederacy.

Cumming was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, between. Moreover, nursing provided them with a foundation for pro-Confederate political activity, both during and after the war, when gender roles and race relations underwent dramatic changes.

Worth a Dozen Men chronicles the Southern wartime nursing experience, tracking the course of the conflict from the initial burst of Confederate nationalism to. Kate: the Journal of a Confederate Nurse by Cumming, Kate and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The role for the Empire Hotel Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, dated Februshows that Elizabeth Tatum was employed as a nurse at $ Confederate a month; George W.

Buckles was also a nurse, at $ a month; William ("colored") was employed as a cook, with his $ a month paid to R. Rogers; Teeny ("colored") was a laundress. Augis the birthdate of Phoebe Yates Levy Pember, the Charleston, South Carolina-born Jewish nurse and administrator of a Confederate army hospital during the Civil War.

She became something of a legend by way of the ironic and insightful memoir she published of her : David B. Green. Exile to Sweet Dixie: The Story of Euphemia Goldsborough, Confederate Nurse and Smuggler By Eileen F.

Conklin, Euphemia Mary Goldsborough Willson Price: $ [Broken link] Exile to Sweet Dixie, based on the research of the Goldsborough Collection, sheds light on some rarely explored aspects of women's Civil War history.

The Confederate nurse's experiences at Gettysburg, the activiites of Confederate women in Baltimore, the treatment of female prisoners by Federal military authorities, and life as an exiled woman in the South are all part of Euphemia Goldsborough 's war time experiences.5/5(1).

The American edition of Florence Nightingale’s book Notes On Nursing was published in and Godey’s Lady’s Book (2) wrote of her experiences in the Crimean War. Civil War Nurses - Confederate. civil war nurses - confederate pdf.

Civil War Nurses Confederate Word Doc. Kate Cummings, Alabama. Clara Barton. Phoebe Yates Levy Pember (Aug – March 4, ) was a member of a prominent American Jewish family from Charleston, South Carolina and a nurse and female administrator of Chimborazo Hospital at Richmond, Virginia during the American Civil assumed the responsibility informally at the age of 39 and eventually o patients came under her.

She also published Hand Book of Nursing for Family and General Use and co-founded the Connecticut Children's Aid Society. 3) Dr. Mary Edwards Walker After volunteering as a nurse inand then as an assistant surgeon, Dr.

Mary Edwards Walker earned a Union army commission for her services as surgeon in Inshe was captured by.

“I WANT something to do,” Louisa May Alcott wrote of her desire to contribute to the Union Army’s effort in the Civil War. If women had been allowed to serve as soldiers, Louisa would have surely taken up arms. But as it was, the only direct way women could serve was to volunteer as nurses, and that’s just what she did.

We, the Sons of Confederate Veterans, having been commissioned by the Confederate Veterans themselves, retain our responsibility and right to adhere to the founding principles of the United States of America remembering the bravery, defending the honor and protecting the memory of our beloved Confederate Veterans, which includes their memorials, images.

Kate: The Journal of a Confederate Nurse Published by User, 19 years ago Excellant Book covers areas of the war not gone over by others, I do Confederate Cemetery Research and she has in her Journal name of men who did and some unit information, that has help to lead to 5 Soldiers not listed in to cemeteries before5/5(5).

Mary Louisa Walker Roberts, a native of Sadsbury Township, near Gap, served as a Confederate army nurse. She shuttled medical supplies from Canada to wounded men in the South.

She. Soldier’s Aid Society sent food, clothing, and medical supplies to battlefield hospitals. North Carolina nurses like Sallie Chapman Gordon Low and Jane Renwick Smedburg Wilkes played major roles in the development of nursing during the Civil War. Low, a native of Wilkes County, was the first documented nurse of the confederacy.

Kate Cumming was one of the first women to offer her services for the care of the South's wounded soldiers. Her journal provides a look behind the lines of Civil War action in depicting civilian attitudes, army medical practices, and the administrative workings of the Confederate hospital system/5(1).

Mary Livermore wrote My Story of the War covering four years as a nurse in the Union Army and in other relief work in homes, camps, hospitals and at the front.

Some nurses did more than help the wounded and the sick. Just after the war ended, Emma Edmonds published her Nurse and Spy in the Union Army.

The scholarship continues into the modern era. Read this book on Questia. Letters of a Civil War Nurse: Cornelia Hancock, by Cornelia Hancock, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Letters of a Civil War Nurse: Cornelia Hancock, ().

When war broke out inshe decided that she wanted to follow in the path of her role model Florence Nightingale and become a nurse. The problem was that women were not considered fit to nurse men in the s.

Kate Cumming was a Scottish immigrant with a brother serving in the Confederate army. - Explore bobby's board "Confederate Surgeons, Doctors, Nurses" on Pinterest. See more ideas about American civil war, Civil war photos and War pins. COVID Resources.

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A sub-plot involving a Union-spy pair--a British journalist, a Confederate nurse--is of less import; and Keneally occasionally overuses Americanisms.

Yet these are minor objections in a book that keeps the reading heart astir simply by its resonant, plain eloquence, Tolstoyan at its best: ""They were certainly proud but had never fought before.

Thousands of women in the North and South joined volunteer brigades and signed up to work as nurses. It was the first time in American history that women played a. Nurses > Confederate States of America > Diaries.

United States > History > Civil War, > Personal narratives, Confederate. United States >. Kate: The Journal of a Confederate Nurse. Average rating: 4 out of 5 stars, based on 1 reviews 1 reviews. Kate Cumming. Walmart # $ $ 31 $ $ Book Format. Select Option. Current selection is: Paperback. Book Format: Paperback.

Paperback. Qty: Add to cart. Free delivery on $35+ orders.4/5(1). In what pdf were the Confederate Front lines similar to the Union front lines? Pdf any of the boxes that apply.

- Soldiers got bored in camp - The confederate soldiers were unfamiliar with the terrain. - Women worked as nurses and spies - Soldiers got sick from camp living conditions. Read "Kate: The Journal Of A Confederate Nurse" by Kate Cumming available from Rakuten Kobo.

This fascinating journal of Kate Cumming, one of the first women to offer her services for the care of the South’s wound Brand: Golden Springs Publishing.Product Information. Kate Cumming was one of the first women to offer her ebook for the care of the South's wounded soldiers.

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