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Dr. Mary Edwards Walker: Civil War Surgeon and Medal of Honor Recipient available in Hardcover
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Military Heroes explores the lives of famous military personnel who have impacted armed operations as well as government, social, religious, and political arenas.
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Sources notes by chapter
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Prisoner of War 6
Chapter 2 An Independent Upbringing 16
Chapter 3 Medicine, Marriage, and Dress Reform 26
Chapter 4 To Be of Service 36
Chapter 5 On the Front, Behind the Lines 46
Chapter 6 War Service Ends 54
Chapter 7 The Medal of Honor 66
Chapter 8 Going It Alone 76
Chapter 9 Back to Oswego 86
Essential Facts 100
Additional Resources 102
Source Notes 106
About the Author 112