Anotated Bibliography for Eminent – Mary Edwards Walker

Works Cited

Alexander, Kerri Lee. Mary Edwards Walker. 2019 . Web site . 30 November 2019 . <https://www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/mary-edwards-walker>.

Biography.com Editors. Mary Walker Biography. 28 August 2019 . Web site . 30 November 2019 . <https://www.biography.com/activist/mary-walker>.

Blakemore, Erin. How a Woman Won the Medal of Honor 150 Years Before She Could Serve in Combat. 01 March 2016 . Web site . 30 November 2019 . <https://time.com/4235358/mary-edwards-walker/>.

Although this web site discusses several events in Mary Edwards Walker’s life, it focuses mainly on Dr. Walker’s contributing in the Civil War. Through this source, you can see how she was perceived by both the Union Army and the Confederate Army. She was not accepted because of her strange way of dressing and her controversial opinion on amputation. The web site highlights Dr. Mary’s time as a prisoner of war in Castle Thunder. This source helped me understand Dr. Mary’s work in the Civil War.

—. How a Woman Won the Medal of Honor 150 Years Before She Could Serve in Combat. 2019 . Web site . 30 November 2019 . <https://time.com/4235358/mary-edwards-walker/>.

Britannica, The Editors of Encyclopaedia. Mary Edwards Walker . 22 November 2019 . Web site . 30 November 2019 . <https://www.britannica.com/biography/Mary-Edwards-Walker>.

Encyclopedia.com . Mary Edwards Walker. 05 November 2019 . Web site . 30 November 2019 . <https://www.encyclopedia.com/people/social-sciences-and-law/social-reformers/mary-edwards-walker>.

This source goes very in-depth into all aspects of Mary Edwards Walker’s life, from growing up with her family who supported gender equality, to her work after the Civil War. From this web site, I was able to learn a variety of facts about Dr. Walker’s entire life. It covers how Mary Edwards Walker got her education, her struggles to become a surgeon in the Civil War, her support of the Dress Reform Association, and her legacy. Because of its thorough and accurate information, I was able to better understand Mary Edwards Walker’s life and her wants and fears.

Heichelbech, Rose. The Fascinating Story of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker- The Lady Surgeon Who Wore a Top Hat. 2019. Website . 29 November 2019. <https://dustyoldthing.com/dr-mary-edwards-walker/>.

How a Woman Won the Medal of Honor 150 Years Before She Could Serve in Combat. 2019 . Web site . 30 November 2019 . <https://time.com/4235358/mary-edwards-walker/>.

Lange, Katie. Meet Dr. Mary Walker: The only female Medal of Honor recipient. 7 March 2017. Web site . 30 November 2019 . <https://www.army.mil/article/183800/meet_dr_mary_walker_the_only_female_medal_of_honor_recipient>.

Lineberry, Cate. ‘I Wear My Own Clothes’. 2 December 2013 . Website . 29 November 2019. <https://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/02/i-wear-my-own-clothes/>.

Mary Edwards Walker. 2019. Web site . 30 November 2019 . <https://www.preceden.com/timelines/296821-mary-edwards-walker>.

National Park Service . Dr. Mary Edwards Walker. 20 November 2019 . Web site . 30 November 2019 . <https://www.nps.gov/people/mary-walker.htm>.

Nelson, John. Mary Edwards Walker . n.d. Web site . 30 November 2019 . <https://storymaps.esri.com/stories/2016/mary-edwards-walker/index.html>.

Pass, Alexandra R. and Jennifer D. Bishop. Mary Edwards Walker: Trailblazing feminist, surgeon, and war veteran. 2016. Web site. 30 November 2019. <https://www.facs.org/~/media/files/archives/shg%20poster/2016/06_walker.ashx>.

This source discusses multiple topics about Mary Edwards Walker, but there is a very detailed explanation of Dr. Mary Walker’s childhood. I could understand how Mary’s parents helped shape how Mary perceived women’s rights. We can see how her childhood differed from the majority of girls’ at that time. This knowledge helped me understand how Mary’s passions for being a surgeon started.

Peterson, Christopher. Mary Edwards Walker: Above and Beyond. 25 September 2012. web site . 30 November 2019 . <https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/the-good-life/201209/mary-edwards-walker-above-and-beyond>.

Reimann, Matt. The only woman to win the medal of honor fought for her role in the Civil War. 24 March 2017 . Web site . 30 November 2019 . <https://timeline.com/mary-edwards-walker-2b0a358ace87>.

This web site goes into extreme detail about Mary Edwards Walker’s time as a prisoner of war in Virginia. This source discusses the prison’s leader’s “cruel” behavior toward the prisoners, and the extra torture Dr. Mary endured because of her gender. I learned about the effects of her time as a prisoner of war on Dr. Walker’s life after the Civil War. We can see Mary’s real personality when the source studies her attitude and reactions to being a POW.

The Famous People . Mary Edwards Walker Biography. n.d. Web site . 30 November 2019 . <https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/mary-edwards-walker-6633.php>.

U.S. National Library of Medicine . Dr. Mary Edwards Walker . 03 June 2015 . Web site . 30 November 2019 . <https://cfmedicine.nlm.nih.gov/physicians/biography_325.html>.

Williams, Glenn. Dr. Mary Edwards Walker. 21 February 2016. Web site . 30 November 2019 . <https://history.army.mil/news/2016/160200a_maryEdwardsWalker.html>.

women in history . women in history . 27 february 2013. website . 28 11 2019.

Women In History . WOMEN IN HISTORY – MARY EDWARDS WALKER. 27 February 2013. Website. 29 November 2019. <http://www.womeninhistoryohio.com/mary-edwards-walker.html>.

This source explores how Mary Edwards Walker was a feminist throughout her entire life. It talks about how, even before and during the war, Mary was working towards equal rights for women. Dr. Mary Walker left a lasting impression on all the soldiers she helped and on the soldiers in Confederate territory as she was a POW. I leaded how dedicated Mary Edwards Walker was towards dress reform and equal rights.

 

 

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