War Between the States

Superintendent of Army Nurses during the War Between the States

(1802-87) Born in Hampden, Maine, she was a school teacher, author of children's books, an activist on behalf of the indigent insane who through a vigorous program of lobbying state legislatures and the U.S. Congress, created the first generation of American mental asylums, and during the Civil War was the Superintendent of Army Nurses.

Autograph Note Signed: 6 x 4 1/2, in ink. This is a note penned by Miss Dix with her signature in the text. It reads: Will Mr. Eliot please send Miss Dix 50 franks for letters. July 20th, 50 S- 12th. Light age toning and wear.

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