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Civil War Nurses Memorial (Nuns of the Battlefield) (ca. 1924) SE of DuPont Circle in Washington, D.C.
by Jerome Connor (click name for more of that artist's work)
located in James M. Goode's Connecticut Avenue area (click link for more in that area)

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THEY COMFORTED THE DYING - NURSED THE WOUNDED - CARRIED HOPE TO
THE IMPRISONED - GAVE IN HIS NAME A DRINK OF WATER TO THE THIRSTY

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TO THE MEMORY AND IN HONOR OF
THE VARIOUS ORDERS OF SISTERS
WHO GAVE THEIR SERVICES AS NURSES ON BATTLEFIELDS
AND IN HOSPITALS DURING THE CIVIL WAR

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ERECTED BY THE LADIES AUXILIARY TO THE ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS OF AMERICA. A.D. 1924
BY AUTHORITY OF THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES.

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More Info
See
James M. Goode's
'Washington Sculpture' (hardcover p 74 Item #2.03; Connecticut Avenue area);
'Outdoor Sculpture' (paperback p102 Item #B-2)

Medium: Bronze
Artist: Jerome Connor (click name for more of that artist's work)
Related subjects: Civil War; Emergency Services / Law Enforcement; Women
Location: M St & Rhode Island Ave. Washington, D.C.
See Connecticut Avenue area in James Goode's Washington Sculpture
Nearest Metro: Farragut North (Red) (click station name for all sculptures nearby)
Smithsonian American Art Museum's Art Inventories Catalog: Control number 76005524 (dcMem ID #1660 )

Links & other sources
ADC Greater Washington, DC Street Map Book (97)
Empire Contact (blogger)
'Who is That Man Anyway?' on Civil War Nurses (62)
NPS.gov List of Classified Structures on Nuns memorial
Wikipedia on the Civil War

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