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  • Juliet Opie Hopkins ("The Florence Nightingale of the South") (1818 - 1890)
    Juliet Ann Opie Hopkins ("the Florence Nightingale of the South") (1818–1890) was born on a plantation in Jefferson County in the U.S. state of West Virginia. After marriage to Arthur F. Hop...
  • Anna Etheridge, "Gentle Annie" (1839 - 1913)
    Lorinda Anna "Annie" Blair Etheridge (May 3, 1839– January 23, 1913) was a Union nurse and vivandière who served during the American Civil War. She was one of only two women to receive ...
  • William B. Wright (1823 - 1896)
    William B. Wright served in the 84th Illinois infantry during the Civil War.
  • Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888)
    Louisa May Alcott is known worldwide as the author of Little Women, but less known is the fact that she served as a volunteer nurse during the civil war, seeing action in the battle of Fredericksburg. ...
  • William Metcalf (1838 - 1909)
    ) William Metcalf (1838–1909) was an American steel manufacturer. Metcalf was born at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Troy, New York, in 1858. ...