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Author Toler, Pamela D., author.

Title Heroines of Mercy Street : the real nurses of the Civil War / Pamela D. Toler, PhD. ; foreword by Ridley Scott.

Publication Info. New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Coal City PL Stacks - CCBB-2  973.775 TOL    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  973.775 TOL    AVAILABLE
 East Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - EMPG-6  973.775 TOL    AVAILABLE
 Ella Johnson Memorial PL Stacks - EJMY-11  973.775 TOL    AVAILABLE
 Manteno PL Adult Non-Fiction - MNBB-2  973.775 TOL    AVAILABLE
 Morris Area PL Adult Non Fiction - MRBB-3  973.775 TOL    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  973.776 TOL    AVAILABLE
 Nippersink PLD Adult Non-Fiction - NPLY-11  973.776 TOL    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  973.775 TOL    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Non-Fiction - NSRY-11  973.775 TOL    AVAILABLE

Edition First edition.
Description viii, 287 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Companion to Mercy Street on PBS"--Cover.
Bibliography Inncludes bibliographical references (pages 263-274) and index.
Contents Foreword -- Introduction -- Dorothea Dix goes to war -- The army is unprepared -- Volunteers -- Nurses on the hospital transport ships -- Arriving at Mansion House Hospital -- Learning by experience -- Becoming indispensible -- Leaving Mansion house Hospital -- Reporting back to duty -- After the war.
Summary Tells the true stories of the nurses at Mansion House, the Alexandria, Virginia hotel turned wartime hospital, and the setting for the PBS show Mercy Street -- Publisher's description.
Subject Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887.
Olnhausen, Mary Phinney von, 1818-1902.
Reading, Anne.
Nurses -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care.
Added Author Scott, Ridley, author of foreword.
Added Title Mercy Street (Television program)
ISBN 0316392073 (hardcover)
9780316392075 (hardcover)

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