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Civil War Pioneers: Meet Some of America’s First Female Nurses

Civil War Pioneers: Meet Some of America’s First Female Nurses

In Arlington National Cemetery's Section 1, you'll find a diverse mix of grave markers, from basic white headstones to massive, ornate monuments commissioned by generals and other U.S. leaders. Among them, you'll also find the graves of 23 pioneering female Civil War nurses. In the 19th century, nursing was a male profession. But by the middle of the century, U.S. leaders were intrigued by what...

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Civil War Pioneers: Meet Some of America’s First Female Nurses

In Arlington National Cemetery's Section 1, you'll find a diverse mix of grave markers, from basic white headstones to massive, ornate monuments commissioned by generals and other U.S. leaders. Among them, you'll also find the graves of 23 pioneering female Civil War...

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