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Nuns of the Battlefield

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This Civil War Nurses Memorial in Washington D.C. is a monument raised by Ellen Ryan Jolly and designed by Irish artist Jerome Connor to honor the nuns who looked after soldiers on both sides during the American Civil War. The memorial consists of a granite base and a bas relief atop named "Nuns of the Battlefield" presenting 12 nuns with different postures.

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