Cornelia, the story of a Civil War nurse.

by Jane Tompkins McConnell

Publisher: Crowell in New York

Written in English
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  • Hancock, Cornelia, 1840-1926 -- Juvenile literature.

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From the fighting at Gettysburg to the capture of Richmond, this young Quaker nurse worked tirelessly to relieve the suffering of soldiers. She was one of the great heroines of the Union. Cornelia Hancock served in field and evacuating hospitals, in a contraband camp, and (defying authority) on the battlefield.   Not only was she an important nurse in the US Civil War, she also played a key role in bringing the Red Cross to America. Here, Matt Goolsby follows his first ‘nurses in war’ article on Cornelia Hancock (available here) and tells us about the life of Clara Barton. An engraving of Clara Barton from Engraving by John Sartain. Letters of a Civil War Nurse: Cornelia Hancock, by Hancock, Cornelia and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Cornelia Hancock, Civil War Nurse 1. Cornelia Hancock Civil War Nurse and a Soldier’s Friend 2. Ancestral Home, Hancock’s Bridge, NJ 3. Alloway’s Creek, Hancock’s Bridge, NJ 4. LC-B Wounded Union Soldiers waiting to be captured by the South, July 5. Union View of Pickett’s Charge, Gettysburg, PA 6.

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An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. The dust jacket is missing. Buy a cheap copy of Letters of a Civil War Nurse: Cornelia book by Cornelia Hancock. She was called “The Florence Nightingale of America.” From the fighting at Gettysburg to the capture of Richmond, this young Quaker nurse worked tirelessly to Free shipping over $ THE history of nursing in America -- and a bright history it is -- is well served by these two new biographies.

The focus of the first is on a beautiful young Quaker girl who left her pleasant New. Largely forgotten today, Cornelia Hancock was one of the best known and beloved nurses of the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War.

Throughout the war, from the Battle of Gettysburg to Appomattox, she maintained a long association with the 14th Connecticut Volunteers through her work in 2nd and 3rd Corps hospitals to which she was assigned.

Buy Cornelia: The Story of a Civil War Nurse by (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover. From the fighting at Gettysburg to the capture of Richmond, this young Quaker nurse worked tirelessly to relieve the suffering of soldiers. She was one of the great heroines of the Union.

Cornelia. This Bison Books edition is introduced by Jean V. Berlin, the editor of A Confederate Nurse: The Diary of Ada W. Bacot, From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Letters of a Civil War Nurse: Cornelia Hancock,   Cornelia Hancock was born inand by she was ready to help look after the sick in the US Civil War.

Here, Matt Goolsby explains how Cornelia broke boundaries and helped many people during the Civil War and after. From Quaker to Volunteer Nurse Life in mid-nineteenth century America was vastly different to today.

Cornelia Hancock, a twenty-four-year-old Quaker woman, arrived at the Gettysburg battlefield on July 6, S She was there against the wishes of Army nurse superintendent Dorothea Dix due to her “youth and rosy cheeks.”. Cornelia Hancock did not meet the government's requirements for Civil War nurses, and yet she served on the frontlines for nearly two years.

Georgiann Baldino's biography is based on letters Cornelia wrote from Cornelia's adventures would make a remarkable legend, except in her case the heart-rending stories are true. The Superintendent of Army Nurses, Dorthea Dix, took one look at Cornelia Hancock and told her to go back home.

Rather than argue with "Dragon Dix" Cornelia hid in a baggage car. The date was July 5,and the train was headed for Gettysburg, where the Civil War. This short story is based on letters written by Cornelia Hancock, Civil War nurse. Author Georgiann Baldino dramatizes what it took to survive the inhumane conditions.

Women who served as nurses came from many different backgrounds, but most served well behind the front. Cornelia Hancock was one of a few who served in field hospitals.

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Goodreads members who liked Lett. A Civilian Volunteer Nurse in the Civil War A Short Biography of the Experiences of Cornelia Hancock By Carolyn Ivanoff Largely forgotten today, Cornelia Hancock was one of the best known and beloved nurses of the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War.

Throughout the war, from the Battle of Gettysburg to Appomattox, she. Get this from a library. Letters of a Civil War nurse: Cornelia Hancock, [Cornelia Hancock; Henrietta Stratton Jaquette] -- "She was called "The Florence Nightingale of America." From the fighting at Gettysburg to the capture of Richmond, this young Quaker nurse worked tirelessly to relieve the suffering of soldiers.

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Originally published in as South after Gettysburg, Hancock’s letters were edited by Henrietta Stratton Jaquette, the granddaughter of a cousin. This Bison Books edition is introduced by Jean V.

Berlin, the editor of A Confederate Nurse: The Diary of Ada W. Bacot, – Reprint/reissue date Original date Note "Reprinted from the edition, titled South after Gettysburg: letters of Cornelia Hancock from the Army of the Potomac,by Books for Libraries Press, Freeport, N.Y."--T.p.

verso. This short story is based on letters written by Cornelia Hancock, Civil War nurse. Author Georgiann Baldino dramatizes what it took to survive the inhumane conditions. Women who served as nurses came from many different backgrounds, but most served well behind the front.

Cornelia Hancock was one of a few who served in field hospitals. Her presence reminded soldiers why they were fighting/5(3). New Book Honors American Civil War Nurse Cornelia Hancock. Cornelia Hancock did not meet the government's requirements for Civil War nurses, and yet she served on the frontlines for nearly two years.

Hancock's adventures would make a remarkable legend, except in her case the heart-rending stories are true. - PR Cornelia Hancock did not meet Army requirements for nurses, but she managed to serve on the front lines of the American Civil War for nearly two years.

Georgiann Baldino's biography provides an unforgettable look at Cornelia's struggle, first to be of service and then to survive the carnage and epidemic illnesses of the Civil War.

check this link ?book= Cornelia Hancock served in field and evacuating hospitals, in a contraband camp, and (defying authority) on the battlefield.

Her letters to family members are witty, unsentimental, and full of indignation about the neglect of wounded soldiers and black refugees. Author- Cornelia Hancock: a volunteer nurse in the Civil War for the Union, letters were very useful because they described her experiences in Gettysburg.

Intended audience- Cornelia Hancock’s mother and family at home. Setting of the letter- Hancock was working at a hospital near a battlefield. Letters of a Civil War Nurse (Paperback) Cornelia Hancock, By Cornelia Hancock, Henrietta Stratton Jaquette (Editor), Jean V.

Berlin (Introduction by) Bison Books,pp. Publication Date: June 1, Letters of a Civil War Nurse: Cornelia Hancock, by Cornelia Hancock. University of Nebraska Press, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Hancock was a nurse and a teacher — and an incredible writer. More than a hundred of her letters are collected in Letters of a Civil War Nurse: Cornelia Hancockavailable in full online through the Library.

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