Civil War Medicine: Mary Edwards Walker


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When the Civil War began, Mary Edwards Walker sought work as a surgeon. When the Union refused to give her an appointment, she worked as a volunteer. She became the first woman to win a Medal of Honor. Tune in to learn more about Mary Edwards Walker.

Topics in this Podcast: U.S. civil war, 19th century, U.S. history, women in medicine, women in STEM, women's history, American history, American Civil War, women, nurses, medical history