Hospital Sketches (1863) is a compilation of four sketches based on letters Louisa May Alcott sent home during the six weeks she spent as a volunteer nurse for the Union Army during the American Civil War in Georgetown.
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... Louisa May Alcott's father Amos Bronson Alcott predicted the sketches "likely to be popular, the subject and style of treatment alike commending it to the ... wrote her a letter to applaud "her charming pictures of hospital service." The Boston Evening Transcript called the book "fluent and sparkling, with touches of quiet humor and lively wit" ...
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