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7 edition of Hospital Sketches - An Army Nurses"s True Account of her Experience During the Civil War found in the catalog.

Hospital Sketches - An Army Nurses"s True Account of her Experience During the Civil War

by Louisa May Alcott

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Hesperides Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8410137M
    ISBN 101406796441
    ISBN 109781406796445

    A Southern Boy in Blue: The Memoir of Marcus Woodcock, 9 th Kentucky Infantry (U.S.A.) (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, ), ; Louisa May Alcott, Hospital Sketches: An Army Nurse’s True Account of Her Experiences during the Civil War . Our Army Nurses: Interesting Sketches, Addresses, and Photographs of Nearly One Hundred of the Noble Women who Served in Hospitals and on Battlefields During Our Civil War Civil War unit histories: Union -- higher and independent commands and naval forces Genealogy & local history Issue of Gerritsen collection of women's history5/5(2).

    Karen J. Egenes Scene in a Civil War hospital ward A Civil War nurse cares for sick and wounded soldiers of the Union Army In April , there was no organized medical corps or field hospital services. In addition, there was no provision for military nurses. At the time, there were no nu.   Louisa May Alcott's sketches recounting her experiences as a nursing during the Civil War. Nurse and spy in the Union army. Sarah Emma Evelyn Edmonds book on her hospital experiences during the Civil War. Sisters of Charity and the Civil War.

    Adventures of an Army Nurse in Two Wars, published in “Procure Me Some Place in the War”: Mary Phinney von Olnhausen One of Dix’s nurses was Mary Phinney, a widow from New England who.   From Hospital Sketches. If you like the writing style of Little Women, you would probably enjoy Louisa’s view of the medical field during the Civil of humor and pathos, it tells a very human story. (You can find the entire book available for free HERE). Unlike famous Clara Barton who went directly to the battlefields, Louisa took a more traditional role, volunteering as a nurse at a.


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Hospital Sketches - An Army Nurses"s True Account of her Experience During the Civil War by Louisa May Alcott Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hospital Sketches is a classic of LMA. The first edition was compiled from several letters she wrote to her family while serving as a nurse's helper for wounded soldiers in a hospital in Washington DC during the early part of the Civil War/5(44). This early work is Louisa May Alcott’s collection of historical sketches, “Hospital Sketches - An Army Nurse's True Account of her Experience During the Civil War”.

Louisa May Alcott (–) was an American author, best known for her novel “Little Women”.Brand: Read Books Ltd. Hospital Sketches - An Army Nurses's True Account of her Experience During the Civil War - Kindle edition by Alcott, Louisa May.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Hospital Sketches - An Army Nurses's True Account of her Experience During the Civil War.1/5(1).

Hospital Sketches - An Army Nurses's True Account of Her Experience During the Civil War by Louisa May Alcott,available at Book /5(K). "Hospital Sketches" by Louisa May Alcott was a beautifully written short story. I thought the prose was poetic and at that time she had to have a light sense of humor to help the wounded.

This was a very nicely executed accounting of her experiences during the Civil War. Anne Hancock did a fabulous job narrating the story.5/5(2). Hospital Sketches - An Army Nurses's True Account of her Experience During the Civil War, Louisa May Alcott, Hesperides Press.

Des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec -5% de réduction. Louisa May Alcott ( - ) needs little introduction, as she is one of the most famous American female authors, whose most famous work is Little Women.

She also served as a nurse for six weeks during the Civil War at Union Hospital in Georgetown. Her letters home were compiled to create Hospital SketchesBrand: CreateSpace Publishing.

The Perseus Civil War and Century American Collection mostly centers on the Civil War. It chronicles the rise and fall of the Confederacy and gives a concise military history of both the Union and Confederacy. Leaders of the Civil War are examined with biographies on key figures like Ulysses S.

Grant, Benjamin Butler, Thomas J. Jackson, Jubal A. Early, Robert E. Lee, George B. McClellan. Louisa May Alcott, Hospital Sketches: An Army Nurse's True Account of her Experience during the Civil War. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") All Search Options [ view abbreviations ].

Louisa used her letters home to her family as the inspiration for Hospital Sketches, a series of lightly-fictionalised narratives of life as a Civil War nurse, first serialised in the Boston-based Commonwealth in May and June of and published later that year in.

Read "Hospital Sketches - An Army Nurses's True Account of her Experience During the Civil War" by Louisa May Alcott available from Rakuten Kobo. This early work by Louisa May Alcott was originally published in and we are now republishing it with a brand new in Brand: Read Books Ltd. Hospital Sketches () is a compilation of four sketches based on letters Louisa May Alcott sent home during the six weeks she spent as a volunteer nurse for the Union Army during the American Civil War in Georgetown.

Louisa May Alcott, Hospital Sketches: An Army Nurse's True Account of her Experience during the Civil War. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") All Search Options for it was a known fact that Nurse Periwinkle objected to blue devils, and entertained a belief. “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. Read "Hospital Sketches: An Army Nurses True Account of her Experiences during the Civil War" by Louisa May Alcott available from Rakuten Kobo.

Louisa May Alcott ( ) needs little introduction, as she is one of the most famous American female authors, whose. Chapter 2: a forward movement. As traveled like to give their own impressions of a journey, though every inch of the road may have been described a half a dozen times before, I add some of the notes made by the way, hoping that they will amuse the reader, and convince the skeptical that such a being as Nurse Periwinkle does exist, that she really did go to Washington, and that these Sketches.

Nursing in the Civil War By Stanley B. Burns, MD Editor’s Note: This essay series is written by Mercy Street's medical, historical and technical advisor, Stanley B. Burns, MD of The Burns Archive. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Hospital Sketches: An Army Nurse’s True Account of Her Experiences during the Civil War at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

Some years before Little Women made her famous, Louisa May Alcott volunteered as a nurse at a makeshift Union hospital in Washington, D.C.

in The Civil War was raging. Alcott’s Civil War journals describing her experiences, along with the letters she sent home, provided the basis for Hospital Sketches (). Though the experience was frustratingly short for the fledgling author who.

Louisa May Alcott kept a journal on which she partly based her first successful book, Hospital Sketches, a fictionalized account of her time at the hospital. Two months after her arrival, she contracted typhoid pneumonia and was sent home. During a typical day, she was up at 6 a.m. and dressed by gaslight.

As with the white population, many African Americans served as nursing personnel during the war in both paid and volunteer capacities. The Navy enlisted several African American women as a “first class boy” into the Navy and used them as nurses on hospital ships like the U.S.S.

Red Rover. The best known of these women is Ann Bradford Stokes.Nursing During the Civil War as Described by Roberta West in Her Book “History of Nursing in Pennsylvania” published by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association in c By Jane Early, BSN, RN.

The outbreak of the Civil War in found little differences in the care of the sick and wounded than during the Revolutionary War.Background: In Hospital Sketches, Louisa May Alcott recounts her experiences when she worked as a nurse of injured soldiers during the American Civil War, in an autobiographically and masked.