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A sketch of hospital life and work

A sketch of hospital life and work
Creator: Webb-Peck, Anna S.
Date: Between January 1, 1862 and June 30, 1897
This item, composed by Nurse Anna S. Webb-Peck, details her experiences as a nurse during the first year of the Civil War. One of the prominent people that she came into contact with during the period was Mary Ann "Mother" Bickerdyke, who gained widespread fame for her work as a hospital administrator for the Union during the Civil War.


George Washington Martin to James R. Bickerdyke

George Washington Martin to James R. Bickerdyke
Creator: Martin, George W. (George Washington), 1841-1914
Date: February 19, 1902
In this typed message to James R. Bickerdyke, George W. Martin of the Kansas State Historical Society informs Bickerdyke that Mrs. Julia A. Chase has "concluded to eliminate the portion of her paper about which there is controversy." The correspondence between Hiram Bickerdyke, James R. Bickerdyke, Julia A. Chase, and George W. Martin regarding the Native Indian raids on the Salina, Kansas, area in 1868 dealt with Julia Chase's article "The Straight of It," particularly part of the article which questioned Mary Ann "Mother" Bickerdyke's account of the events. After all, as George W. Martin explains regarding Chase's article, "your mother's reputation as an army nurse is beyond question, and it should not be effected by a controversy of this character."


Hiram Bickerdyke to James Bickerdyke

Hiram Bickerdyke to James Bickerdyke
Creator: Bickerdyke, Hiram
Date: March 31, 1902
In this letter to his brother James Bickerdyke, Hiram Bickerdyke describes Indian raids in 1868 on Salina, Kansas. According to Hiram, an article published regarding the incident, titled "The Straight of It," contained many inaccuracies which he hoped to correct. In fact, Hiram states that the article "at the Best is misleading in many of its statements which are made without any reference to the ability of any one being able to Prove some of them." During the period when the raid occurred, Hiram served as a scout for the U.S. military.


Hiram Bickerdyke to James Bickerdyke

Hiram Bickerdyke to James Bickerdyke
Creator: Bickerdyke, Hiram
Date: February 26, 1902
In this letter to his brother James Bickerdyke, Hiram Bickerdyke provides his recollections of the events surrounding a raid conducted by Native Indians on Salina in 1868, as well as the local response to the attack.


Hiram Bickerdyke to James R. Bickerdyke

Hiram Bickerdyke to James R. Bickerdyke
Creator: Bickerdyke, Hiram
Date: March 21, 1901
This letter, from Hiram Bickerdyke to his brother James R. Bickerdyke, concerns "The Straight of It" article written by Julia A. Chase.


Hiram Bickerdyke to James R. Bickerdyke

Hiram Bickerdyke to James R. Bickerdyke
Creator: Bickerdyke, Hiram
Date: February 11, 1902
In this letter to James R. Bickerdyke, Hiram Bickerdyke comments on the article "The Straight of It," which was written by Julia A. Chase. Hiram also explains that he was a member of the group led by Saline County Sheriff S.R. Wagstaff and Governor Samuel J. Crawford that was created following the 1868 raid on Salina, Kansas.


Julia A. Chase to George W. Martin

Julia A. Chase to George W. Martin
Creator: Chase, Julia A.
Date: June 15, 1908
In this letter to Mr. George W. Martin of the Kansas State Historical Society, Julia A. Chase states that she has been looking over some papers and books from Mary Ann "Mother" Bickerdyke and her family. In the letter, Chase explains that some of the material concerns the Indian raid on Salina, Kansas. In addition, she also states that the Hiram mentioned in the accounts is Hiram Bickerdyke, "Mother" Bickerdyke's oldest son.


Julia A. Chase to George W. Martin

Julia A. Chase to George W. Martin
Creator: Chase, Julia A.
Date: March 13, 1902
In this letter to George W. Martin of the Kansas State Historical Society, Julia Chase relays the latest information she has received concerning the 1868 Indian raid on Salina, Kansas.


Julia A. Chase to Professor James R. Bickerdyke

Julia A. Chase to Professor James R. Bickerdyke
Creator: Chase, Julia A.
Date: February 14, 1902
In this letter to James R. Bickerdyke, Julia A. Chase discusses her attempts to help set the record straight regarding some of the statements of Mary Ann "Mother" Bickerdyke. In the letter, Julia explains that she sent a copy of this letter to Mr. George W. Martin of the Kansas State Historical Society


Mary Ann Bickerdyke, "An Honorary Member" of the Kansas State Historical Society

Mary Ann Bickerdyke, "An Honorary Member" of the Kansas State Historical Society
Creator: Kansas State Historical Society
Date: January 15, 1895
This item, signed by the President and Secretary of the Kansas State Historical Society, was signed on January 12, 1895, and presented to Mary Ann "Mother" Bickerdyke of Russell, Kansas, for her contributions to the preservation of the state's past.


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