Clara Barton's letters to Cousin Leander (Len), 1863-1864

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Title

Clara Barton's letters to Cousin Leander (Len), 1863-1864

Subject

War; Nursing; Nurses; Military hospitals; Military officers; Ships; Death;

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Quartermasters

Barton, Clara, 1821-1912; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885;

United States; United States -- South Carolina -- Hilton Head; United States -- Washington (D.C.)

1860-1870

Description

Barton, a nurse, tended to the wounded on the battlefields of the Civil War, eventually being put in charge of hospitals and of locating missing Union soldiers. After the war she became active in women's suffrage and civil rights movements and was instrumental in founding the American Red Cross.

Creator

Barton, Clara, 1821-1912

Publisher

University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Dept.

Date

1863/1864

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