Harriet Douglas Whetten | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Harriet Douglas Whetten

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DESCRIPTION

Harriet Douglas Whetten (b.1822). Whetten was a volunteer nurse during the Civil War. She served on hospital ships out of New York and Philadelphia from 1862 to 1865, and later as nurses' superintendent at the Carver Hospital in Washington, D.C.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 1882

Creation Date: 1860 

Creator Name: Unknown

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Collection Name: Album 13 (The Civil War--Portraits, Military Camps, Military Training)

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: Album 13.40

Original Dimensions: unknown

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This image is one of many images of the Civil War and its participants, held by the Society.

SUBJECTS

Civil War, 1861-1865

Clothing and dress

Indoor photography

Medicine

Military art and science

Nurses

Persons

Portrait photography

Women

Work clothes

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