Dr. Mary Edwards Walker (Library Binding)

Civil War Surgeon & Medal of Honor Recipient (Military Heroes)

By Bonnie Z. Goldsmith

Abdo Publishing Company, 9781604539660, 112pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2010

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This title examines the remarkable life of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker. Readers will learn about Walker's family background, childhood, education, work as a physician, and societal contributions. Covered in detail is Walker's work as a surgeon during the American Civil War, for which she received the Congressional Medal of Honor. Also included are Walker's efforts as a pioneer for women's rights, including voting rights and dress reform. Color photos, detailed maps, and informative sidebars accompany engaging text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Military Heroes is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.