Resources

Designed by:
Emily Reed
Research by:
Sister Paula Diann
Emily Reed
Special Thanks to:
Sister Joanne Kulhmann
Betsy Johnson
Grant Gerlich
Catherine McAuley and the Sisters of Mercy:

Sullivan, Mary C. Catherine McAuley and the Tradition of Mercy. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 1995.

Sullivan, Mary C. The Path of Mercy the Life of Catherine McAuley. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2012.

A Tradition of Mercy:

Sullivan, Mary C. Catherine McAuley and the Tradition of Mercy. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 1995.

Meehan, Therese. “The Irish Connection.” WIN 18, no. 9 (2010): 28-29. Accessed February 1, 2015. http://www.carefulnursing.ie/assets/48/246488BE-ABB1-4B86-A2CAB2FE9E644FA9_document/The_Irish_Connection_MCM_and_FN_WIN.pdf.

Sullivan, Mary C. “Mother Mary Clare (Georgiana) Moore.” Mercy International Association. January 1, 2010. Accessed February 1, 2015. http://www.mercyworld.org/heritage/tmplt-foundressstory.cfm?loadref=202.

Civil War:

Warren, Robert Penn. The Legacy of the Civil War: Meditations on the Centennial. New York: Random House, 1961.

“Civil War Battlefields.” Civil War Trust. January 1, 2014. Accessed February 1, 2015. http://www.civilwar.org/battlefields/.

“American Experience.” PBS. January 1, 2013. Accessed February 1, 2015. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/introduction/death-introduction/.

S. Department of the Treasury “Office of the Comptroller of the Currency: A Short History.” Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. January 1, 2011. Accessed February 1, 2015. http://www.occ.gov/about/what-we-do/history/OCC history final.pdf.

National Endowment for the Humanities. “Literature of the Civil War.” EDSITEment. Accessed February 1, 2015. http://edsitement.neh.gov/feature/literature-civil-war.

Hagerman, Edward. The American Civil War and the Origins of Modern Warfare: Ideas, Organization, and Field Command. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1988.

Library of Congress “Web Guide 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.” Primary Documents in American History. Accessed February 1, 2015. http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/13thamendment.html.

Catholicism in the 1860s:

Wesley, Timothy. “Role of Religion.” Pennsylvania Civil War 150. Accessed January 1, 2014. http://pacivilwar150.com/Understand/RoleofReligion.

Welch, Richard. “America’s Civil War: Why the Irish Fought for the Union” Civil War Times, October 1, 2006.

Levine, Peter. “Draft Evasion in the North during the Civil War, 1863-1865.” The Journal of American History 67, no. 4 (1981): 816-34.

Smith, Timothy Lawrence. Revivalism and Social Reform: American Protestantism on the Eve of the Civil War. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1980.

Moorhead, James. “Religion in the Civil War: The Northern Perspective.” National Humanities Center. October 1, 2000. Accessed January 1, 2014. http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/tserve/nineteen/nkeyinfo/cwnorth.htm.

“Spotlight: Catholics in the Civil War.” Catholic History. February 1, 2011. Accessed January 1, 2014. http://catholichistory.net/Spotlights/SpotlightCivilWar.htm.

Anbinder, Tyler. Nativism and Slavery: The Northern Know Nothings and the Politics of the 1850’s. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Morris, Charles R. American Catholic: The Saints and Sinners Who Built America’s Most Powerful Church. New York: Times Books, 1997.

Oates, Mary J. The Catholic Philanthropic Tradition in America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995.

McCaffrey, Lawrence John. The Irish Catholic Diaspora in America. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 1997.

Maher, Mary Denis. To Bind up the Wounds: Catholic Sister Nurses in the U.S. Civil War. New York: Greenwood Press, 1989.

Miller, Randall M. Religion and the American Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Carey, Patrick W. Catholics in America: A History. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2004.

Medical Practices of the Day:

Beller, Susan Provost. Medical Practices in the Civil War. Cincinnati, Ohio: Betterway Books, 1992.

“The Truth About Civil War Medicine.” YouTube video, 4:11. Posted by National Museum of Civil War Medicine, November 24, 2010. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlqlCmgaD10

Boyd, Jane E., and Robert D. Hicks. “Medicine.” 150 Pennsylvania Civil War. Accessed February 1, 2015. http://pacivilwar150.com/ThenNow/Medicine.

Dixon, Ina. “Civil War Medicine.” Civil War Trust. October 29, 2013. Accessed February 1, 2015. http://www.civilwar.org/education/history/civil-war-medicine/civil-war-medicine.html.

Sisters in the East:

Costello, Sister Mary Loretto. Sisters of Mercy of Maryland. Louis: B. Herder Book Co., 1931. (Chapter IV: pp. 44-55)

McHale, Sister M. Jerome. On the Wing: The Story of the Pittsburgh Sisters of Mercy 1843-1968. NY: Seabury Press, 1980. (pp. 111-117)

Sisters of Mercy. Memoirs of the Pittsburgh Sisters of Mercy. NY: Devin-Adair Co., 1918. (Chapter 15: 254-266)

Sweeney, Helen M. The Golden Milestone 1846-1896: Sisters of Mercy of New York. NY: Benziger Brothers, 1896. (Chapter 6: pp. 69-83)

Langley, Harold. “Washington Catholics during the Civil War” (pp. 3-9), Potomac Catholic Heritage, Fall 2006.

Sisters in the Mississippi Valley:

Evans, Mary Ellen. The Spirit Is Mercy: The Sisters of Mercy in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati 1858-1958. Westminster, MD: Newman Press, 1959. ( 84-93, 310 footnote) Chapters 8-13, pp. 35-36; ch 9 pp 74-80, ch 32 p. 296, 312, ch.35 p 330, ch 36 p 347, ch 61 p542

Oakes, Sister Mary Paulinus. The Tapestry of Mercy: The History of the St. Louis Regional Community of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas. SOM, 2008. (MO2, AR61-63, MS93-94)

Sisters in the South:

McGuire, Mother M. Bernard. The Story of the Sisters of Mercy in Mississippi. NY: P.J. Kennedy & Sons, 1931. (Chapter 2, pp. 12-28)

Oakes, Sister Mary Paulinus, (author/editor), Angels of Mercy: An Eyewitness Account of the Civil War and Yellow Fever, Sister Ignatius Sumner. Baltimore: Cathedral Foundation Press, 1998. Pp. 1-59; Pictures and map after p. 63)

Ramos, Jane and Sisters of Mercy in Arkansas. Arkansas Frontiers of Mercy. Fort Smith: St. Edward Press, 1989. (Chapter 8, pp. 109-122)

Roberts, Barbara.Sisters of Mercy from Vicksburg to Shelby Springs,” Alabama Heritage, Winter 1989, pp. 2-17.

Unpublished papers: Columbus, GA, booklet for 100th anniversary 1962; Kelsey Chandler 2010 paper on Savannah Sisters OLM during Civil War; James A. Buttimer, thesis SOLM 1845-1893; Sr. Anne Francis Campbell, OLM, Chapter 3 of 1968 dissertation.

Epilogue:

Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Mercy Heritage Center, Baltimore Collection.

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