Civil War Nurses1861-1865. In response to Governor Morton's call of October 1861, eighty Sisters of the Holy Cross under the leadership of Mother Angela served as military nurses. The Sisters became the forerunners of the Navy Nurse Corps in 1862 when they boarded the Red Rover, the Navy's first hospital ship.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series|
|Placed By||Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 5:54pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 568862 N 4617646|
|Decimal Degrees||41.70763333, -86.17228333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 42.458', W 86° 10.337'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 42' 27.48" N, 86° 10' 20.22" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5125 Holy Cross Pkwy, Granger IN 46530, US|
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