Angels of the Battlefields: Nurses
View the faces of the nineteenth century women who marshaled resources, medical skill, and courage to offer help in wartime. Florence Nightingale is credited with being the founder of modern nursing for her role in caring for wounded and dying soldiers in the Crimean War, serving as a model for the many women who provided medical care during the American Civil War.

For more information:
A Visual Salute to Nurses (Picture This blog post)
Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs
Civil War Photographs and Related Prints
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