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Heroines of Mercy Street

Pamela D. Toler

Heroines of Mercy Street

the real nurses of the Civil War

by Pamela D. Toler

  • 129 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nurses,
  • Medical care,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMercy Street (Television program)
    StatementPamela D. Toler, PhD. ; foreword by Ridley Scott
    ContributionsScott, Ridley, author of foreword
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE621 .T65 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 287 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27210178M
    ISBN 100316392073
    ISBN 109780316392075
    LC Control Number2015953905
    OCLC/WorldCa923649614

      Title: Heroines of Mercy Street: The Real Nurses of the Civil War Author: Pamela D. Toler Publisher: Little Brown and Company Device: Hardcover Year: Pages: Summary. I immediately wrote to all the people of influence I knew, begging them to procure me some place in the war as nurse, or whatever I could do, Mary Phinney von Olnhausen[1]. Heroines of Mercy Street was written by Pamela D. Toler and was published by Little Brown and Company in This is a non-fiction book and it describes the real stories from the television series Mercy Street. It has pages not included the references and the index at the end of the book.

      Mercy Street airs Sundays at pm, and previous episodes are available to stream here.. Pamela D. Toler is a Chicago-based historian who writes for "history buffs and nerdy kids and the general intelligent reader." Last year, she published Heroines of Mercy Street: The Real Nurses of the Civil War, which tells the true stories of the female nurses who inspired the characters of the original. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Heroines of Mercy Street at

    The Heroines of Mercy Street focuses on the same Civil War hospital as the series–Mansion House hospital in Alexandria Virginia–and some of the nurse who worked there. When I began working on the book, I thought I knew something about Civil War nurses. Mary Phinney von Olnhausen (–) was an American nurse, abolitionist, and diarist. Historians look to the book extracted from her diaries -- "Adventures of an Army Nurse in Two Wars" to understand the medical techniques of the Civil War. Born in Massachusetts to Elias and Catherine Bartlett Phinney, a lawyer and her mother the daughter of a doctor, Phinney was well educated at several.


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Heroines of Mercy Street tells the true stories of the nurses at Mansion House, the Alexandria, Virginia, mansion turned wartime hospital and setting for the new PBS drama Mercy the Union soldiers, doctors, wounded men from both sides, freed slaves, politicians, speculators, and spies who passed through /5(90).

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HEROINES OF MERCY STREET follows the lives of women like Dorothea Dix, Mary Phinney, Anne Reading, and more before, during, and after their epic struggle in Alexandria and reveals their personal contributions to this astounding period in the advancement of medicine.

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