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Dr. Mary Edwards Walker: Civil War Surgeon and Medal of Honor Recipient

Dr. Mary Edwards Walker: Civil War Surgeon and Medal of Honor Recipient

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Military Heroes explores the lives of famous military personnel who have impacted armed operations as well as government, social, religious, and political arenas.

Biographies, historic events, current debates, and social issues are all an essential part of the curriculum. Readers can meet these research needs with the Essential Library, a well-researched, well-written, and beautifully designed imprint.

The Essential Library offers tremendous study tools:

Primary research and sources

Maps, color images, and historic documents


Essential Facts-an overview of each topic

Selected Bibliography

Further Reading

Web sites-to expand research

Contact Information


Sources notes by chapter


Author Biography

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604539660
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Series: Military Heroes Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1040L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Prisoner of War 6

Chapter 2 An Independent Upbringing 16

Chapter 3 Medicine, Marriage, and Dress Reform 26

Chapter 4 To Be of Service 36

Chapter 5 On the Front, Behind the Lines 46

Chapter 6 War Service Ends 54

Chapter 7 The Medal of Honor 66

Chapter 8 Going It Alone 76

Chapter 9 Back to Oswego 86

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Additional Resources 102

Glossary 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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