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By Louisa May Alcott,Kate Cumming

ISBN-10: 193475725X

ISBN-13: 9781934757253

Two Nurses - reports - One Civil struggle

Blue, grey and crimson offers the challenging fact of the Civil warfare. There aren't any stirring bugle calls, in basic terms the calls of the wounded. There aren't any battlefield heroics, yet there's additionally no loss of heroism. It provides the affliction and braveness of either side, as written via people—two nurses—who lived via it.

Not many folks become aware of that Louisa could Alcott, the writer of Little ladies, used to be additionally a Civil warfare nurse. whereas serving on the Union health facility in Washington DC, she wrote a chain of letters to her kinfolk describing her reviews. those have been released in Commonwealth journal and at last grew to become the foundation for health center Sketches—the booklet that's awarded right here.

In 1862 Kate Cumming volunteered to be a nurse for the Confederacy and observed responsibility till the tip of the warfare in 1865. in the course of that interval she saved a magazine, which was once later become a publication known as A magazine of health center lifestyles within the accomplice military of Tennessee. This was once later re-edited and released as Gleanings from Southland, that is the model used right here. Her account is made all of the extra tragic through the truth that she was once not just reporting at the horrors of the battlefield, yet at the horrors of a rustic that was once actually being dismantled round her.

No knowing of the Civil conflict might be whole with out appreciating this part of the warfare besides.

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