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Published: 23 December 2010

352 Pages | 17 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780195392685

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This Birth Place of Souls

The Civil War Nursing Diary of Harriet Eaton

Edited by Jane E. Schultz

  • A Civil War nursing diary that has never been published before now (among only five extant)
  • Emphasizes the tension between state and national war relief agencies
  • Challenges the prevailing mythology of wartime relief workers as ministering angels