Annotations for Mary Walker Wears the Pants : The True Story of the Doctor, Reformer, and Civil War Hero


Albert Whitman & Co
Mary Edwards Walker was unconventional for her time: She was one of the first women doctors in the country, she was a suffragist, and she wore pants! And when the Civil War struck, she took to the battlefields in a modified Union uniform as a commissioned doctor. For her service she became the only woman ever to earn the Medal of Honor. This picture book biography tells the story of a remarkable woman who challenged traditional roles and lived life on her own terms

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Baker & Taylor
Presents the life and accomplishments of the first female doctor in the United States who served on the Union side in the Civil War and was awarded the Medal of Honor for her service.

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Baker & Taylor
Recounts the true story of Mary Edwards Walker, a remarkable and unconventional woman who was one of the first female doctors in the United States, a suffragist and crusader for dress reform for women (she wore pants and eschewed corsets as unhealthy), and when the Civil War struck, she took to the battlefields in a modified Union uniform as a commissioned doctor, a service for which she earned the Medal of Honor.

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