Florence Nightingale of the South
Image: Aftermath by Martin Pate
This painting shows Civil War nurse Fannie Beers at Brown's Mill battlefield in Coweta County, Georgia during the Atlanta Campaign. The scene is described in Beers' journal, Memories.
There is not much information available about the personal life of Fannie Beers, only that she was born in the North. She married Jonathan Sturges Beers of Mobile, Alabama circa 1850 and moved South with him.
She wrote in her …Read More...