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Books

Donovan, John T. The Catholic Church in Paducah, Kentucky: Paducah, Kentucky: Young Printing Company, (1934) pp. 73-82

Heady, Peyton. Union County, Kentucky in the Civil War 1861-1865. Morganfield, KY: P. Heady, (1985) pp. 14-15  

History of Union County, Kentucky. Evansville, Indiana: Courier Co., Printer, Binders and Engravers, (1886)

Hibbs, Dixie. Civil War History Series—Nelson County A Portrait of the Civil War, (1999)

Jolly, Dr. Ellen Ryan. Nuns of the Battlefield, Providence, RI: The Providence Visitor Press, (1927)

Kleber, John E. ed. The Encyclopedia of Louisville, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky, (2001)

McGill, Anna Blanche. The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Kentucky, New York: The Encyclopedia Press, (1917)

Webb, Hon. Ben J. The Centenary of Catholicity in Kentucky, Louisville, KY: (1884)

Compiled by Workers of the Kentucky Writers’ Project of the Work Projects Administration, “Union County Past and Present.” Louisville, Kentucky: Schuhmann Printing Company, (1941)

65th Congress, 2nd Session, “Congressional Record, Volume LVI, Part 12.” Washington D.C. Government Printing Office, (1918) pp. 207-222

65th Congress, 2nd Session, “Congressional Record, Volume LVI, Part 4.”  Washington D.C. Government Printing Office, (1918) pp. 3755-3756, 3659.

Superintendent of Documents, Document Catalog 14,  (1917-1919) 65th Congress, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, (1925) pg. 2282

Superintendent of Documents, Monthly Catalog United States Government Publication, Nos. 271-282, (July, 1917- June, 1918) pg. 542


Journal Article

Beuckman, Frederick, “Catholic Beginnings in Southern Illinois: Shawneetown.” Mid-America—An Historical Review, The Illinois Catholic Historical Society, Vol. XIV, (July 1931) pp. 105-126.

Culpepper, Marilyn Mayer and Adams, Pauline Gordon, American Journal of Nursing “Nursing in the Civil War” (1988) Courtesy of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

McGann, Sister Agnes Geraldine, “Mother Frances Gardiner—Sister of Charity of Nazareth, 1800-1878” Nazareth Motherhouse, Nazareth, Kentucky. (Nov. 1972)

Pohlkamp, Rev. Diomede, “The Orphans On The Fairgrounds,” A Centenary Historical Review of St. Joseph Orphan Society (1949) pp. 15-17

Searcy, Maurice L., “During the Civil War Catholic Sister Became Angels of Mercy,” The Kentucky Explorer (March 2000) pp. 16-18

Religious Life (author unknown) (March/April 2012) pg. 4.


Newspapers

The Boston Saturday Post. Heagney, Anne “150 Year-Old Order . . .”

The Boston Sunday Post, Rabette, Leo. “SCN’s in the American Civil War.” December 3, 1933. Feature Section.

The Boston Sunday Post, Rabette, Leo. “SCN’s in the American Civil War.” December 3, 1933. Feature Section.

The Evansville Press. Jones, Mike, “Young nurse spent Christmas on her death bed 115 years ago.” December 22, 1976

Louisville Courier Journal, Bulleit, Paul. “Was bar once home for orphans?” Dec. 4, 1975.

New York Tribune. “Map of Western Kentucky—The Union’s Gateway to the Confederacy.” Oct. 11, 1861 pg. 1. Illustration courtesy of Lloyd Tilghman House & Civil War Museum, Paducah, KY.

The Paducah Sun. “Civil War atlas provides interesting, useful look at Paducah’s history.” April 25, 2001

The Paducah Sun. Fields, Penny. “Paducah nun’s death briefly halted Civil War.” June 3, 2003.

Progress Edition. The Gleaner, Jenkins, Judy. “Silencing the Guns.” March 25, 1995

The Paducah Sun. Fields, Penny Baucum and Dixon, Sara. “The day the war stopped in Kentucky.”

The Post-Kentucky Life. Craig, Berry. “Foes laid down arms to lay nun to rest.” September 22, 2003.

The Record. (Louisville Diocese), Treacy, Rev. Gerald C. “Angels of the Battlefield.” October 25, 1917

The Union County Advocate. Diehl, Donna Adamson. “St. Vincent sister was an ‘Angel.” February 21, 1996

The Union County Advocate. “A Tribute To Union County.”


Website Resources

Sisters of the Holy Cross, “Sisters Nursing begins with Civil War.” Sister Margaret Mary Lavonis.
http://www.cscsisters.org/aboutus/media/features/Pages/CivilWar.aspx
Courtesy of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross.


Sister of Charity of Nazareth Archival Documents

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Civil War Binders Vol. I-V.

Sister Lauretta Maher, “Reminiscences of the Civil War” Nazareth, Kentucky.

Sister Lauretta Maher, “Recollections of Sister Mary Lucy Dosh” Nazareth, Kentucky.

Fourroux, Claude H., “St. Thomas & St. Vincent Orphan’s Asylum.” Lines and by lines—Louisville Genealogical Society (Winter 1997 Vol. XII No. 4) pp. 126-127

Memorandum of Agreement between General Robert Anderson and Bishop M. J. Spaulding. September 24, 1861—“The original is in Letter Book 1, pg. 77.” SCN

Spaulding, Bishop M.J. “Diary entry” December, 1861

Spaulding, Bishop M.J. “Concerning Hospitals” October, 1862

“Biography of Sister Mary Lucy Dosh.” Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

SCN “Clippings File Vol. 8, 57, 59, 1961”

Smith, J. Robert. “Sister Mary Lucy, Angel of the Fever Ward” 1961

(Source unknown) “Cemetery is packed with lots of history.” Louisville, 1982

“Excerpt from Annals.” Sister Lauretta Maher recollection. Mother House, Vol. V; Feb, 1929

“Nurses in Civil War,” Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Nazareth, KY

“Written vow by Sister Lauretta Maher” Sisters of Charity Mother House. December 30, 1931

“Signed statement of Sister Emerentia Wales SCN” December 30, 1931.Nazareth, Kentucky

“Sister Mary Lucy Dosh,” (Written by unknown student of St. Vincent’s Academy)

Records of the Adjutant Generals Office—Index to field records of hospitals; 1821-1912, Record Group 94, Box 3, Entry 544. (Paducah hospitals)



SCN Letter Book

“Letter probably sent to the Sisters nursing in the military hospitals in Louisville.” Mother Frances Gardiner, January 9, 1862

“Letter to Sisters nursing Soldiers at U.S. Military Hosp. No. 4.” 10th and Main Streets, Louisville, Kentucky, Mother Frances Gardiner. January 31, 1862

“Letter to Sister Miriam.” Sister Catherine Leo, March 12, 1992. Nazareth Mother House.

“Letter to Sister Mary Naomi.” June 28, 1972

SCN Permanent Record Card for Sister Mary Lucy Dosh

Listed events and substantiated dates in the life of Barbara Dosh (Sister Mary Lucy Dosh, SCN)

Registry—SCN, Nazareth, Kentucky

Senate Resolution 606—Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Founding of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth on December 1, 1812 (Kentucky Senate—November 30, 2012) Frankfort, KY



Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Documents

Letter of Sister M. Paula Casey, CSC:  “Archives Narratives,” Saint Mary’s, 1834-1878, Volume 1, pp. 212-214. Courtesy of Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

Letter of Sister Angeline (Blake) CSC:  “Archives Narratives,” Saint Mary’s, 1834-1878, Volume 1, pp. 212-214. Courtesy of the Congregation of the of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

Letter from Surgeon General’s Office, Washington D.C., May 3, 1864. Re: General Order 351 from J.K. Barnes, Acting Surgeon General. Courtesy of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

Note from Mother Angela (written on page torn from blank book) April 10, 1862. “Archives Narratives,” Saint Mary’s, 1834-1878, Volume 1, pp. 212-214. Courtesy of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

American Journal of Nursing “Nursing in the Civil War” Culpepper, Marilyn Mayer and Adams, Pauline Gordon. (1988) Courtesy of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

Letter from Department of the Interior-Bureau of Pensions. (1894) Letter to Sister M. Augusta re: pensions for Civil War nurses. Courtesy of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

Photograph of Sisters from many orders in front of “Nuns of the Battlefield” memorial in 1924. Courtesy of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

Copy of HR 7392 granting relief to those who served as nurses during the Civil War. Courtesy of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

Photograph of the Sisters of Charity of Emmitsburg in Philadelphia during the Civil War. Courtesy of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

House Resolution entered by Congressman Ambrose Kennedy, on Dec. 16th, 1915, to erect a monument in honor of the various orders of Sisters who served during the Civil War. Courtesy of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

Western Union telegram to Rev. John Cavanaugh, from Dr. Ellen Jolly, announced that the contract for the “Angels of the Battlefield” memorial was signed on Aug. 31st, 1918. Courtesy of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

Letterhead used by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Ancient Order of Hibernians used in the early twentieth century. Courtesy of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

Image of a Sister holding a “wounded or sick” Sister during the Civil War. Courtesy of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

Copy of Gen. Order No 351, Oct. 29, 1863 protecting “Sisters of Charity” written by J.K. Barnes, Acting Surgeon General, Washington, DC. Courtesy of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

Photo of Dr. Ellen Jolly. Courtesy of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

Invitation from Leonora Wright from the National Headquarters of the Association of Army Nurses during the Civil War to the Sisters of the Holy Cross. May 5, 1902. Courtesy of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

Letter from Julia Barnard of the Dept. of the Interior to Sister M. Augusta asking for more information re: Sisters who served during the Civil War. July 31, 1894. Courtesy of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

Letter from John Tweedale, Adjutant General of the Grand Army of the Republic, regarding nursing badges offered to those who served during the Civil War. Feb 1, 1906. Courtesy of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

Letter from Thomas Ryan, Acting Secretary of the Interior and of the Bureau of Pensions, stating Sister M. Anthony would receive a pension of twelve dollars a month. August 5, 1892. Courtesy of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross Archival Center, Notre Dame, IN.

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