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She was a nurse somewhere on the front lines. Her husband fought for the Kansas Volunteers. (Forrest Ward).
I think the following link will take you to a great place to do your research.on Eliza Amelia Ward, or they can lead you to someone who could help.
Dear Mr. Mansfield,
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located Papers Relating to Female Nurses in the Civil War, 1861 – 1865 in the Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1764-1917 (Record Group 94) that includes applications, discharges, and other papers concerning the service of female nurses employed by the War Department during the Civil War. This series is indexed by the series Index to Papers Relating to Female Nurses in the Civil War, 1861 - 1865 in Record Group 94. We also located Carded Medical Statements of Hospital Attendants, Matrons and Nurses, 1861 - 1865 in Record Group 94 that may include her. For more information about these records please contact the National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference (RDT1) via email at Archives1reference@nara.gov.
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In addition, you may wish to contact the US Army Medical Department Office of Medical History and the National Museum of Civil War Medicine for information about Civil War era nursing.
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