Dupont Circle 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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • War, US Civil • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1924.
Location. 38° 54.348′ N, 77° 2.413′ W. Marker is in Dupont Circle in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is at the intersection of Rhode Island Avenue Northwest and M Street Northwest, on the right when traveling east on Rhode Island Avenue Northwest. Opposite St. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1745 M Street Northwest, Washington DC 20036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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); The Elliott Coues House (about 500 feet away); The National Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives (about 500 feet away); John Witherspoon (about 600 feet away); Theodore Roosevelt (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dupont Circle.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,094 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.