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A House Divided
Pamela Toler, PhD
Heroines of Mercy Street
May 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bjorn Skaptason talked with Pamela Toler, PhD about her latest book, Heroines of Mercy Street: the Real Nurses of the Civil War. It is the companion book to the PBS series.
Using diaries, letters, and books written by these pioneers, Toler creates a fascinating portrait of true heroines. Order Your Signed Copy,
Heroines of Mercy Street:
Real Nurses of the Civil War
by Pamela Toler, PhD
Air Date/Time May 2, 3pm (Central)
1st ed., 304p., hardcover
Heroines of Mercy Street tells the true stories of the nurses at Mansion House, the Alexandria, Virginia mansion turned wartime hospital and setting for the PBS drama Mercy Street. Among the Union soldiers, doctors, wounded men from both sides, freed slaves, politicians, speculators and spies who passed through the hospital in...