Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Nuns of the Battleﬁeld
Civil War Nurses Memorial
They comforted the dying, Nursed the wounded, carried hope to the imprisoned, gave in His name a drink of water to the thirsty.
The Various Orders of Sisters
who gave their services as nurses on battlefields
and in hospitals during the Civil War.
Erected by the Ladies Auxiliary to the Ancient Order of Hibernians of America, A.D. 1924
by authorities of the Congress of the United States.
Erected 1924 by the Ladies Auxiliary to the Ancient Order of Hibernians of America.
Location. 38° 54.348′ N, 77° 2.413′ W. Marker is in Northwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Rhode Island Avenue NW and M Street, NW, on the right when traveling east on Rhode Island Avenue NW. Click for map. Opposite St. Matthew's Cathedral. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20036, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle (within shouting distance of this marker); General Federation of Women’s Clubs (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Renaissance Mayflower Hotel (about 500 feet away); Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives (about 500 feet away); John Witherspoon (about 600 feet away); Henry Martyn Robert (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daniel Webster Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Winfield Scott (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Northwest.
Also see . . . Civil War Nurses - Nuns of the Battlefield Memorial.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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