Wheelock, Julia. The Boys In White
The True Story of
Wheelock, Julia S. THE BOYS IN WHITE: THE EXPERIENCE OF A HOSPITAL AGENT IN AND AROUND WASHINGTON. New York: Lange & Hillman, 1870. 1st edition, 274 p., frontispiece, portraits, embossed cover.
One of the better memoirs of a Union nurse. A straightforward account of life in Federal hospitals in Alexandria, Virginia. Wheelock served in the Washington hospitals from 1862-1865, working with the Michigan Relief Association. Wheelock paints pictures of hospital life every bit as vivid as the PBS television program Mercy Street.
Light foxing; light bump; light chipping of extremities; else very good.