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Civil War nurse, Mary Ann Bickerdyke

by AdeМЂle De Leeuw

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Published by J. Messner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Bickerdyke, Mary Ann 1817-1901 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Bickerdyke, Mary Ann, 1817-1901.,
    • Nursing -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Nurses.,
    • History of nursing -- biography.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care.

    • About the Edition

      Biography of a woman who distinguished herself during the Civil War by her care of the wounded, and after the war by her social welfare work.

      Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 151-152.

      Statementby Adèle deLeeuw.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRT4 .D38
      The Physical Object
      Pagination158 p.
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5413908M
      ISBN 100671326171
      LC Control Number73005383
      OCLC/WorldCa628286

      Please read Nina Brown Baker's Cyclone in Calico: The Story of Mary Ann Bickerdyke. (Boston: Little, Brown, ) prior to the book discussion group. The book is currently out of print, but copies may be borrowed through the GSU Library or through your local public library's Interlibrary Loan service. Copies might also be found at used book stores. Mary Ann Bickerdyke was a nurse in the Union Army during the Civil War. She was born near Mount Vernon, Ohio and attended Oberlin College before starting her nursing career during the cholera epidemic of

      nurse. Mary Ann Ball Bickerdyke was a woman of great prestige during the Civil set up army hospitals for the Union forces and traveled with the army improving conditions wherever she went. Both General Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman were impressed by her devotion and talent, and the entireUnion army benefited from her.   When Mother Bickerdyke died in , she was given a full military burial. In , during World War II, a hospital ship was launched in California to take supplies to the American soldiers fighting in the Pacific. It was named the S. S. Mary A. Bickerdyke.

        Mary Ann Bickerdyke / Library of Congress Perhaps the best known nurse at the time, was Mary Ann Bickerdyke of Illinois. A middle-aged widow, her accidental career began when she delivered money raised by local charities to the giant, if temporary, hospitals that the Union built at the junction of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. - Explore nursinghistory's board "Civil War Nursing History", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Civil war, History, War pins.


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Civil War nurse, Mary Ann Bickerdyke by AdeМЂle De Leeuw Download PDF EPUB FB2

Civil War nurse, Mary Ann Bickerdyke, Hardcover – January 1, by Adèle De Leeuw (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Library Binding "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover, January 1, $ — $Author: Adèle De Leeuw. For some utterly mysterious reason, Mary Ann Ball Bickerdyke is not a household name in America, or even widely known among Civil War buffs, but fortunately this charming and delightful book is still around in battered old first editions to help right that wrong/5(7).

Mary Ann Bickerdyke was known for her nursing service during Civil War, including setting up hospitals, winning confidence of generals. She lived from J to November 8, She was known as Mother Bickerdyke or the Calico Colonel, and her full name was Mary Ann Ball Bickerdyke.

At the conclusion of the war, as a gesture of the esteem in which she was held by the soldiers of the North’s western armies, General Sherman requested that Mary Ann Bickerdyke ride at the head of the 15th Corps of the Army of the Tennessee in the triumphant Grand Review of the Armies, held in Washington, D.C., on May 23–24, Mother's War is a book about a little-known American heroine who saved thousands of lives.

Mary Ann Bickerdyke worked as a volunteer nurse with the armies Mary Ann Bickerdyke book Generals Grant and Sherman in the Civil War.

During a time when women held little power, she fought and won enormous battles with skill and strength. The American Civil War produced many memorable characters, but feisty Mary Ann Ball Bickerdyke () is probably the most famous woman you’ve never heard of.

Ohio born, she believed that God had called her to minister to the wounded and sick soldiers of the Union Army serving under generals Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman.

Bickerdyke, Mary Ann, –, Union nurse in the American Civil War, b. Mary Ann Ball in Knox co., Ohio. Generally called Mother Bickerdyke, she served throughout the war in the West and was beloved by the enlisted men, whose rights she championed; she.

Civil War Nurses summary: Thousands of women served as volunteer nurses during the Civil is very little written record of their service though a few of the more famous names left accounts, including Louisa May Alcott, Jane Stuart Woolsey, susie.

Mary Ann Ball Bickerdyke, who was a middle-aged widow when the war broke out between the North and the South, had attended Oberlin College in Ohio and received nursing training at a Cincinnati hospital before marrying Robert Bickerdyke.

Civil War nurse, Mary Ann Bickerdyke. New York, J. Messner [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Mary Ann Bickerdyke; Mary Ann Bickerdyke; Mary Ann Bickerdyke; Mary Ann Bickerdyke: Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience: Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

Mary Ann Bickerdyke () was what is commonly known as a force of nature. She was, in short, a character, albeit an effective and efficient one. Her exploits as a nurse during the Civil War. One of the most resourceful nurses of the war was Mary Ann “Mother” Bickerdyke, a widow from Galesburg, Illinois, who left her two young sons in the care of friends and followed General Ulysses S.

Grant down the Mississippi River. Workshop participants are expected to have read "Cyclone in Calico: The Story of Mary Ann Bickerdyke" (Boston: Litle, Brown, ). "Cyclone in Calico" is currently out of print, but copies may be borrowed through Interlibrary Loan at the GSU Library or a local public library, or may be purchased through used book dealers.

Mary Ann Bickerdyke Mary Ann was an outspoken Civil War nurse. She worked on the first hospital boat. At the age of 60, she was made Superintendent of Union Army Nurses during the Civil War Clara Barton Clara was known as "The Angel of the Battlefield." During the Civil War, she formed an agency that obtained adn distributed.

Mary Ann (Ball) Bickerdyke was a nurse and health care provider to the Union Army during the American Civil dyke was born on Jnear Mount Vernon, Ohio. She enrolled at Oberlin College, one of the few institutions of higher education open to women at this time in the United States, but she did not graduate.

Cyclone in Calico: The Story of Mary Ann Bickerdyke. Boston: Little, Brown, LC catalog record. Bickerdyke, Mary Ann. Mary Ann Bickerdyke Miscellany,North Baker Research Library, California Historical Society, San Francisco, Calif.

WorldCat catalog record External. Log City Books, WorldCat Civil War Army Nurses and the. Search all KU. People Search. Course Search.

The nurse is Mary Ann Ball Bickerdyke. The soldier represents the thousands of men to whom Mrs. Bickerdyke gave comfort during the course of the conflict. Mrs. Bickerdyke had been a resident of Galesburg for about three years when the Civil War began in April,   Mary Ann Bickerdyke, also known as Mother Bickerdyke, was a hospital administrator for Union soldiers during the American Civil War and a lifelong advocate for veterans.

Born: J Birthplace: Knox County, Ohio Father: Hiram Ball – Mary Ann Bickerdyke This Civil War nurse impacted more than just the soldiers she tended to on the battlefield.

She established more than three hundred field hospitals for sick and wounded soldiers during the Civil War, and she was known for risking her own life to retrieve injured soldiers on the battlefield.

A portrait of Mary Ann Bickerdyke,who was a nurse and then hospital administrator for Union soldiers during the Civil War. She retired to Bunker Hill, Kansas in with a special pension granted to her by Congress in recognition of her service.

Sally Tompkins, a captain in the Confederate army, insisting on absolute cleanliness in the hospital she ran in Richmond, Va. Dorothea Dix and Mary Ann Bickerdyke defying male surgeons and administrators to make sure their nurses and patients got the respect and resources they deserved.Mary A. "Mother" Bickerdyke Civil War nurse, veterans advocate.

Mary Ann Ball was born Jin Knox County, Ohio. She attended Oberlin College and later received training as a nurse in a Cincinnati hospital where she worked for several years.