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This Week in History: A fact for August

Phoebe Yates Pember

Birth of Confederate nurse Phoebe Yates Levy Pember

August 18, 1823

Phoebe Yates Levy Pember, who gained fame as a Richmond nurse during the Civil War, was born.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for August." (Viewed on November 26, 2014) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/aug/random>.

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