CIVIL WAR NURSE
The Diary and Letters of Hannah Ropes
First American Edition, 3rd Printing
The University of Tennessee Press [Knoxville, TN]
Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Cream cloth]
Item Number: 6327
Matron of the Union Hospital in Georgetown; appalled at the conditions, she went directly to the Secretary of War and forced improvements. She died of pneumonia in 1863. A fine copy, in dust jacket, slightly soiled at top of front cover (149p., frontispiece, notes, biblio., index).