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Heroines of Mercy Street : the real nurses of the Civil War / Pamela D. Toler, PhD. ; foreword by Ridley Scott.

Toler, Pamela D. (author.).
Book Book (2016.)
Description: viii, 287 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016.
4 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
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  • ISBN: 9780316392075
  • ISBN: 0316392073
  • Edition: First edition.
General Note: "Companion to Mercy Street on PBS"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-275) and index.
Contents: Dorothea Dix goes to war -- The army is unprepared -- Volunteers -- Nurses on the hospital transport ships -- Arriving at Mansion House Hospital -- Learning by experience -- Becoming indispensable -- Leaving Mansion House Hospital -- Reporting back to duty -- After the war -- Afterword : a different viewpoint.
Summary: "Tells the true stories of the nurses at Mansion House, the Alexandria, Virginia hotel turned wartime hospital, and the setting for the PBS show Mercy Street"--
Authors: Scott, Ridley, (author of foreword.).
Citation: Toler, Pamela D. "Heroines of Mercy Street : the real nurses of the Civil War." New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016.
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