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Hanover woman reportedly married wounded soldier she nursed to health

The York Daily on December 2, 1887, reprinted a story from the Hanover Spectator about an unnamed Hanover woman who had nursed a badly wounded soldier, shot at the battle of Gettysburg, back to health and then married him. Such … Continue reading

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Lancaster nurses visit Wrightsville and York

A delegation of ladies from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, volunteered to travel to the distant Gettysburg battlefield to help minister to the wounded soldiers being treated at a myriad of temporary field hospitals in and around the badly battered borough. One of … Continue reading

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