During the Civil War, more than five thousand women served as nurses. Their service saved lives and carved out a place for women in post-war professional medicine.
Charles Woolsey's War
Thousands of women served as nurses during the Civil War. Was there a nurses' uniform?
Jane Stuart Woolsey: A Little Zouave
Thousands of women served as nurses during the Civil War. Was there a nurses' uniform?.
Georgeanna Woolsey: Three Weeks at Gettysburg
This pamphlet, written to promote the Sanitary Commission, is a significant description on relief work after the battle of Gettysburg.
Mary Woolsey Howland: A Rainy Day in Camp
Mary Woolsey Howland's poem was one of the most popular works among Civil War soldiers.