Journals Higher Education



Published: 11 May 2012

288 Pages | 20 b/w halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199899548

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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

New to this Edition:

  • The paperback edition includes the full introduction and diary, and an abridged biographical dictionary.