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Senior Historic Lecture “Angels of Mercy: Nurses in the Civil War”
March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree
Nursing as a profession was in its infancy when the Civil War broke out. Brave women on both sides of the Mason-Dixon line worked, often under dangerous conditions, to bring care to the wounded and sick. This story includes a number of visual images and individual tales of bravery and sacrifice the laid the foundation for modern nursing care.