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Linda Winn
Linda Winn • 2 years ago

A very young Mary Ann Ball Bickerdyke, (Mother Bickerdyke) wonderful nurse during the Civil War, Sherman to have said, that she out ranks him.....

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The Civil War was for nursing in America what the Crimean War was for nursing in Europe . Mary Ann Bickerdyke, a Union nurse, administered care to enlisted men and later acquired the moniker Mother Bickerdyke. She championed soldier's rights, became a heroic figure in the eyes of Generals Grant and Sherman. Louise May Alcott, the writer, and Walt Whitman, the poet, were both Civil War nurses. Mary Ann Bickerdyke was the first woman to unite nurses by lobbying in Washington to secure pensions for Civil War nurses and veterans .

Mary Ann "Mother" Bickerdyke, Civil War nurse, worked too improve conditions for wounded Union Soldiers, known for botanical medicine.

Young Edwardian mother and her boy. This mother is very young! She looks more like his sister. Wow!

  • Cheryl Parker

    Not surprising since you were considered over the marriage hill after 18 out 19..

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