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Phoebe Yates Pember

Phoebe Yates Pember was a Richmond nurse during the Civil War. She served as the matron of Richmond's Chimborazo Hospital, reportedly the largest military hospital in the world in the 1860s.

Photo source: http://www.lib.unc.edu/. This photo is in the public domain.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Phoebe Yates Pember." (Viewed on April 23, 2014) <http://jwa.org/node/11526>.