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Reminiscences of an army nurse during the civil war

by Adelaide W. Smith

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Published by Greaves publishing company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military Nursing -- Personal Narratives,
  • Military Nursing -- history -- United States,
  • War -- history -- United States,
  • War -- Personal Narratives

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Adelaide W. Smith, independent volunteer.
    GenrePersonal Narratives.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE621 .S64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., [7]-263 p.
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23278874M
    LC Control Number12000396
    OCLC/WorldCa1525306

    Her book tells her experiences as an African American nurse during the American Civil War. The book is the only one, ever written, that tells what it was like to be an African American nurse during the Civil War! The title of the book is Reminiscences of My Life in Camp. Reminiscences of My Life in Camp with the 33rd United States Colored File Size: KB. Her memoir, Reminiscences of My Life in Camp, was also the only memoir ever written by an African-American woman about her experience during the Civil War. Taylor died in , but her memoir remains to remind us of the important role of black troops, as well as the often unrecognized role that women played during the Civil War: “There were.

      Taylor married Sergeant Edward King of the South Carolina Volunteers (later the 33rd U.S. Colored Infantry) and traveled with him as the regiment's laundress, although she also served as cook, teacher, and nurse. Scholar Victoria Sherrow lists her as a Civil War spy, but this information appears unconfirmed (p. ). Reminiscences of an Army Nurse during the Civil War. New York, NY: Greaves Publishing Company; Patterson GA. Debris of Battle: The Wounded of Gettysburg. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books; Raus Jr. EJ. Ministering Angel: The Reminiscences of Harriet A. Dada, A Union Army Nurse in the Civil War. Gettysburg, PA: Thomas Publications.

    Susie King Taylor, Civil War Nurse. Born into Slavery, taught to read and write she cared for the wounded and taught other freedmen to read and write. Excerpts from Her Memoirs - Reminiscences of My Life in Camp published in   Expired Image Removed Kate Cumming of Georgia, a native of Scotland, left her home in Mobile, Alabama along with 40 other women and traveled to the Tennessee boarder to treat Confederate victims of the Battle of Shiloh. She continued as a nurse throughout the war, spending a year at a hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee where she became a paid nurse in the Confederate Army Medical .


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Reminiscences of an Army Nurse During the Civil War Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO): Women: Transnational Networks: Author: Adelaide W. Smith: Publisher: Greaves publishing Company, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

Full text of "Reminiscences of an Army Nurse During the Civil War" See other formats. Books about the United States Military History generally begin with the American War of Independence, –, against the United Kingdom, however the American Civil War (–) was responsible for more casualties than all its other wars combined.

The US had a role World War 1 (), and was a decisive factor in World War II (   Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This banner text can have markup Reminiscences of an Army Nurse During the Civil War Item Preview Reminiscences of an Army Nurse During the Civil War by Adelaide W.

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Smith. Reminiscences of an army nurse during the civil war. New York, Greaves Pub. Co., (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Adelaide W Smith. During the Civil War, more than five thousand women served the Union cause as army nurses.

In Mary Gardner Holland collected these reminiscences, reprinted here for the first time. In this book, you will read the stories of one hundred of these women, often in their own voice/5(6). Stanley B. Burns, MD, the Mercy Street on-set Medical, Historical and Technical Advisor, shares photos from The Burns Archive and an essay about nursing during the Civil War.

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Reminiscences of an army nurse during the civil war. New York, Greaves Pub. Co., (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Adelaide W Smith; Adelaide W Smith: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Adelaide W Smith.

Susie King Taylor's memoirs are the only known published recollection of the experiences of an African American nurse during the Civil War. In a letter to Taylor, reproduced in her book, Lt. Colonel Trowbridge, commander of the regiment, praises her "unselfish devotion and service through more than three long years of war in which the 33d.

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.

Boston, Mass: B. Wilkins & Co, Internet resource. Taylor, S. Reminiscences of My Life in Camp. Athens: University of Georgia Press, Print. Mrs. Elizabeth Chapman, guard of the National Association of Army Nurses, served as a volunteer nurse for three months, and then enlisted as a con-tract nurse, for the balance of the war.

Her husband's regiment being in Memphis, and many of the men having measles, she was sent there to nurse them. Title [Susie King Taylor, known as the first African American Army nurse] Summary Photograph shows portrait of Susie King Taylor, who served more than three years as nurse with the 33rd U.S.

Colored Troops Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War, although officially enrolled as a laundress. reminiscences of the civil war by general john b. gordon of the confederate army with an introduction by general stephen d. lee commander-in-chief of the united confederate veterans memorial account by frances gordon smith illustrated new york charles scribner's sons atlanta the martin & hoyt co.

Reminiscences of the hospitals of Columbia, SC during the four years of the Civil War by Mrs. Bryce Campbell; A journal of hospital life in the Confederate army of Tennessee by Kate Cumming; Reminiscences of My Life in Camp with the 33rd US Colored Troops by Susie King Taylor; Adventures of an army nurse in two wars by Mary Phinney, Baroness.

The death rate from disease in the American Civil War was considerably lower than during the Crimean war, Halloran says. That was all due to the sanitation efforts, he says.

Though women got the accolades, the vast majority of nursing care during the war was given by men, Maling says. The National Association of Army Nurses of the Civil War or National Army Nurses was an organization of former nurses who served in the American Civil was primarily a social organization, but it also advocated for, and helped to secure, recognition and benefits for nurses who had served in the r: Dorothea Dix.

A fuller title of this book is A Black Woman's Civil War: Reminiscences of my Life in Camp with the 33rd US Colored Troops, late SC Volunteers. As Union troops moved from the North through the Upper South, Susie King Taylor (SKT) (Not yet married and not yet her name) became part of the mass of slave folk which was escaping slavery/5.

'Chicago in the Civil War' is a man standing in top of the court house, turning in all directions and describing the city as it appears in that time just before the Great Fire, but also remembering how it had changed since the years before the Great War.4/5.

Page v. PREFACE I HAVE been asked many times by my friends, and also by members of the Grand Army of the Republic and Women's Relief Corps, to write a book of my army life, during the war ofwith the regiment of the 1st South Carolina Colored .Gordon served well during the entire war in the Army of Northern Virginia.

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Reminiscences of My Life in Camp: An African American Seller Rating: % positive.At the outbreak of the Civil War, the family owned ten slaves, five males and five females, ranging in age from 7 to 39 years old.

On May 9,at 23 years of age, Alfred volunteered for service in the Greenbrier Rifles, which would become part of the 27 th Virginia Infantry, a regiment in the famous Stonewall Brigade of the Confederate Army.