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Military nursing -- United States

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Mary J. Hill Collection

Identifier: WV 0422

Mary J. Hill was a Union nurse who worked at the Fairfax Seminary Hospital in 1865, during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1865; Other: Date acquired: 03/09/2008

Personal Correspondence, 1865

 File — Box 1
Identifier: WV 0422- File Box 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains eight letters written by Hill and one by her huysband Sgt. Willis Hill to their daughters Ella and Josephine. The letters contain information about the life of a Civil War nurse, the feelings of loneliness and sorry at being seperated from her family, and the soliders and staff she knew at the hospital.

Dates: 1865