Mother Mary Ann Brown Newcomb: Effingham Civil War Nurse
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Bee Squared Publishing|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $20.00|
| Book Description: |
MARY NEWCOMB was a pioneer woman who accompanied her carpenter husband in his westward journey from New York to Ohio to Indiana. At the start of the Civil War, they were in Illinois. When Hiram signed up in April of 1861, Mary Newcomb accompanied him and the Eleventh Illinois Volunteer Infantry to Southern Illinois. Her first nursing service was given at Bird's Point, caring for soldiers with black measles. Hiram was critically wounded during the Twin Rivers Campaign , and...