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Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War South by Libra R. Hilde (review)

Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War South by Libra R. Hilde (review) have been the springboard for broader discussions of historical issues and historiographical debates, but Racine does not pursue such opportunities. Spartanburg's experience of the war may be revealing of larger trends on the southern home front, but Racine's account remains geographically specific and limited in its significance for Civil War historians. Nicole Etcheson nicole etcheson is Alexander M. Bracken Professor of History at Ball State University. She is the author of A Generation at War: The Civil War Era in a Northern Community (University Press of Kansas, 2011). Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War South. By Libra R. Hilde. (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012. Pp. 317. Cloth, $39.50; paper, $28.00.) Libra Hilde's Worth a Dozen Men gives us our first modern look at the Confederate nursing experience of women, a subject that has received little dedicated attention before now. Works on war nursing and relief work tend to privilege Union examples, given the comparatively large number of northern accounts and their wider circulation. After the war, many southerners could not locate publishers in the ravaged land, and as Alabama's Kate Cumming and South Carolina's Phoebe Yates Pember poignantly learned, northerners were not http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of the Civil War Era University of North Carolina Press

Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War South by Libra R. Hilde (review)

The Journal of the Civil War Era , Volume 4 (4) – Nov 8, 2014

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have been the springboard for broader discussions of historical issues and historiographical debates, but Racine does not pursue such opportunities. Spartanburg's experience of the war may be revealing of larger trends on the southern home front, but Racine's account remains geographically specific and limited in its significance for Civil War historians. Nicole Etcheson nicole etcheson is Alexander M. Bracken Professor of History at Ball State University. She is the author of A Generation at War: The Civil War Era in a Northern Community (University Press of Kansas, 2011). Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War South. By Libra R. Hilde. (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012. Pp. 317. Cloth, $39.50; paper, $28.00.) Libra Hilde's Worth a Dozen Men gives us our first modern look at the Confederate nursing experience of women, a subject that has received little dedicated attention before now. Works on war nursing and relief work tend to privilege Union examples, given the comparatively large number of northern accounts and their wider circulation. After the war, many southerners could not locate publishers in the ravaged land, and as Alabama's Kate Cumming and South Carolina's Phoebe Yates Pember poignantly learned, northerners were not

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The Journal of the Civil War EraUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: Nov 8, 2014

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