The Women and the Crisis: Women of the North in the Civil War

Front Cover
McDowell, Obolensky, 1959 - United States - 389 pages
Chronicles the changes which came about through the dedicated work of Northern women during the Civil War regarding the responsibility for treatment of the wounded. Their efforts laid the groundwork for modern organized charity work, the Red Cross, and what could be considered military nursing. Biographies are included of notable women who dedicated themselves to caring for the wounded and changing government policy.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Introduction
3
THE IMPENDING CRISIS
26
II
39
Copyright

28 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information