A Soldier's Friend: Civil War Nurse, Cornelia Hancock
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A Soldier's Friend: Civil War Nurse, Cornelia Hancock

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by Georgiann Baldino
     
 

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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.

"I don't care what anyone says,"

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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.

"I don't care what anyone says," Cornelia wrote, "war is humbug. It is just put out there to see how much the privates can bear."

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Midwest Book Review
"An excellent addition to Civil War shelves and public library collections, A Soldier's Friend is highly recommended."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780982809303
Publisher:
Pearl Editions, LLC
Publication date:
07/03/2010
Pages:
114
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.24(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author

Georgiann Baldino is a keynote speaker and author. Her living-history program commemorates the Civil War and gives a personal look at the fates of common soldiers and former slaves.

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A Soldier's Friend, Civil War Nurse Cornelia Hancock 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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