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Harriet Douglas Whetten

Harriet Douglas Whetten
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Title: Harriet Douglas Whetten
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.

Image ID: 1882
Album 13 (The Civil War--Portraits, Military Camps, Military Training)
Genre: Photograph
This image is one of many images of the Civil War and its participants, held by the Society.
Subjects: Nurses
Civil War, 1861-1865
Indoor photography
Portrait photography
Work clothes

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