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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1999. First LSU Press edition [stated]. First printing thus [stated]. Trade paperback. x, , 178,  pages. Illustrations. Acknowledgments. Photo Essay. 6 Chapters. Conclusion. Notes. Selected Bibliography. Index. Originally published by Greenwood Press, Inc. in 1989. Sister Mary Denis Maher is chair of the English department at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio. She is a member of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and also serves as archivist for the community. She is an experienced Archivist with a demonstrated history of working in the religious institutions industry. Skilled in Journalism, Archival Management, Community Outreach, Editing, and Volunteer Management. Strong education professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in American/United States Studies/Civilization from Case Western Reserve University. The contributions of more than six hundred Catholic nuns to the care of Confederate and Union sick and wounded made a critical impact upon nineteenth-century America. Not only did thousands of soldiers directly benefit from the religious sisters' ministrations, but both professional nursing and Catholics' acceptance within mainstream society advanced significantly as a result. In To Bind Up the Wounds, Sister Mary Denis Maher writes this heretofore neglected Civil War chapter in rich detail, telling a riveting story shot with suspicion and prejudice, suffering and self-sacrifice, ingenuity, beneficence, and gratitude.
New York, N.Y. American Tract Society. Hardcover. These charming Memorials of Vicars, it is understood, were written by Miss Marsh of Breckenham, England. Gilt edged. Decorative front cover. Corners of several pages gone. Front board has some weakness. Writing on fep. The book contains 136,  pages. There are 11 chapters, including Boyhood; The Awakening; Conversion; Diary; Home; Friendship; The War; The Hospital; Winter before Sebastopol; The Day-star Rises; and The Victory. While primarily a religious tract, this volume contains several chapters about the Crimean War, including one on the Hospital. Catherine Marsh or Miss C. M. Marsh (15 September 1818 – 12 December 1912) was an English philanthropist and author writing about soldiers and navies during the 1850s. Marsh was born in Colchester at the vicarage for St Peters church in 1818. In 1850 she was concerned about the soldiers bound for the Crimean War. She decided to write about the short life of a Christian soldier and Memorials of Captain Hedley Vicars was published in 1855. It was well read and 78,000 copies were sold in the first twelve months. Two years later she published a similar work English Hearts and English Hands which sympathetically described the navies life having witnessed the workers who had been re-building the Crystal Palace. Marsh published The Life of Arthur Vandeleur, Major, Royal Artillery in 1862. The following year she published a biography of her father who had died in 1864. Five years after her death in 1917, The Life and Friendships of Catherine Marsh by Lucy Elizabeth Marshall O'Rorke was published.
Gering, NE: Oregon Train Museum Association, 1962. Reprint edition. Presumed second printing thus. Wraps. 27,  pages plus covers. Footnotes. Map (not paginated). Table of Military Posts in Northern Plains States. Roy H. Mattison was the Historian of the Region Two Office, National Park Service, Omaha, Nebraska. At the time of this publication, he had contributed about two dozen articles to history magazines, largely in the midwest and northern plains region. This particular study was the by-product of the historical program which was conducted by the Missouri River Basin Recreation Survey, National Park Service. Originally published in Nebraska History Volume XXXV Number 1 in March 1954, the Nebraska State Historical Society gave permission to the Oregon Trail Museum Association to reprint it. Ray Harold Mattison was born on September 15, 1903 near Belgrade, Nebraska. He attended Wayne State College. After earning a teaching certificate, and a BA in education, Mattison completed an MA in history, and participated in doctorate coursework. Mattison joined the Bureau of Reclamation in 1940, and worked as a tour guide at Boulder Dam. However, Mattison spent the majority of his career in the U.S. National Park Service. He worked in several U.S. National Park Service sites, and also served as a historian in Omaha for the Park Service for fifteen years. Mattison's articles were mostly published in historical journals originating from the Midwest. Then, in 1965, Mattison served as the Superintendent of the State Historical Society of North Dakota. But because of political issues with the governor, Mattison retired to Tucson, Arizona in 1969. Mattison died on October 6, 1980 in Arizona.
New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1956. First Edition/Camp and Field Edition for Civil War Book Club. Hardcover. xii, Preface by Allan Nevins. Biographical Notes. Sources. Bibliography. Index. Autographed on Camp and Field Edition. Item has some wear and soiling. William Quentin Maxwell was a 1951 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities. The United States Sanitary Commission (USSC) was a private relief agency created by federal legislation on June 18, 1861, to support sick and wounded soldiers of the United States Army (Federal /Northern / Union Army) during the American Civil War. It operated across the North, raised an estimated $25 million in Civil War era revenue (assuming 1865 dollars, $399.67 million in 2018) and in-kind contributions to support the cause, and enlisted thousands of volunteers. The president was Henry Whitney Bellows, and Frederick Law Olmsted acted as executive secretary. It was modeled on the British Sanitary Commission, set up during the Crimean War (1853-1856), and from the British parliamentary report published after the Indian Mutiny of 1857.
Duntroon, Australia: University of New South Wales, 1985. Reprint from War & Society, Volume 3, Number 1, May 1985. Wraps. 25,  pages, plus covers (stapled). Tables. Notes. Christopher McKee (born in Brooklyn, New York on 14 June 1935) is an American naval historian, librarian, and educator. McKee graduated from the University of St. Thomas in Houston in 1957 and completed his Master of Library Science degree at the University of Michigan in 1960. McKee has worked at various institutions of higher learning as a librarian, historian, and educator. These institutions include Washington and Lee University (1958-1962), Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville (1962-1972), and Grinnell College (1972-2006). McKee also held the Secretary of the Navy Research Chair in Naval History at the Naval Historical Center (1990-1991) and was a NEH fellow at the Newberry Library (1978–79). McKee has been recognized nationally for his contributions to the study of naval history. Awards include the U.S. Naval History prize (1985) of the John Lyman Book awards of the North American Society for Oceanic History, and the Samuel Eliot Morison Award of the USS Constitution Museum (1993). He was awarded the 2016 Commodore Dudley W. Knox Naval History Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Naval Historical Foundation. Among the causes of death addressed in this seminal article by such a noted naval historian are: Enemy Action, Lost with Ship, Accident, Duel, Suicide, Natural Causes, and Cause of Death unknown. 330 deaths were recorded among the officers during the period from September 1797 and February 1815. Dueling claimed the lives of only 18 naval officers during this period--less than myth would suggest.
Falls Church, VA; Fort Detrick, MD: Office of the Surgeon General, United States Army and Borden Institute, 2012. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xv, , 279, , xvii-xxv,  pages. Color Frontis. Illustrations (some in color). References. Abbreviations and Acronyms. Index. The editor was Assistant Director at Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute. At the time of this publication, he was the Director of Military Medical Operations at that organization. This volume addresses nuclear events and their consequences for the medical community. Topics covered include acute radiation syndrome, triage and treatment of radiation and combined-injury mass casualties, treatment of internal radionuclide contamination, behavioral and neurophysiological consequences of radiation exposure, cytogenetic biodosimetry, and more.