Civil War Nurses Memorial

Tompkins County Veterans' Memorials Tour

Civil War Nurses Memorial

Ithaca, New York 14850, United States

Created By: Ithaca Heritage

Point of Interest Details

On the campus of Tompkins/Cortland Community College, the Civil War Nurses Memorial was dedicated in September 2016 to honor specifically the Tompkins County women who tended wounded soldiers during the Civil War and more generally to the thousands of women who served in that role.

For more information, read Tompkins County Historian Carol Kammen's article about the dedication and the contributions of women Civil War nurses:

http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/research-collections/state-history/news/civil-war-nurses-memorial-honors-local-women-and-others-who

This point of interest is part of the tour: Tompkins County Veterans' Memorials Tour


 

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