Dr. Mary Walker's Civil War: One Woman's Journey to the Medal of Honor and the Fight for Women's Rights (Paperback)

Dr. Mary Walker's Civil War: One Woman's Journey to the Medal of Honor and the Fight for Women's Rights By Theresa Kaminski Cover Image

Dr. Mary Walker's Civil War: One Woman's Journey to the Medal of Honor and the Fight for Women's Rights (Paperback)

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"History has long neglected the inspiring and incredible tale of Dr. Mary Walker, a pioneering Civil War surgeon who overcame rampant prejudice to save countless soldiers' lives. In Dr. Mary Walker's Civil War, Theresa Kaminski has finally given this American hero her due. With impeccable research and engaging prose, Kaminski captures Walker's outsized bravery and delicious swagger. The result is a vivid, eloquent portrait sure to thrill history buffs and anyone fascinated by the lives of audacious, before-their-time women."

-- Karen Abbott, New York Times bestselling author of The Ghosts of Eden Park.
Theresa Kaminski earned her Ph.D. in history, with a specialization in American women's history, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has spent more than twenty-five years researching and writing about American women. Kaminski regularly reviews nonfiction titles for Publishers Weekly and has been published with the Wall Street Journal.
Product Details ISBN: 9781493066421
ISBN-10: 1493066420
Publisher: Lyons Press
Publication Date: June 1st, 2022
Pages: 344
Language: English