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Dear Ms. Ciampi,
Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!
While the Continental Army did hire women as civilian nurses and many more served in an unofficial and ad hoc capacity, we are unaware of a list of all the women that served as nurses. Unfortunately, most records in War Department custody were destroyed by fire on November 8, 1800. Many of the remaining Revolutionary War records were lost during the War of 1812. We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the Papers of the Continental Congress, 1774 - 1789 in the Records of the Continental and Confederation Congresses and the Constitutional Convention, (Record Group 360) that may have some records on the topic of nurses. For more information about these records and other surviving Revolutionary War era records in NARA custody, please contact the National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference (RDT1) via email at Archives1reference@nara.gov.
The Papers of the Continental Congress are available online via Fold3 as Continental Congress - Papers. You may search for free, however viewing the documents turned up by search results requires a subscription to the website. Some libraries provide free access to Fold3 to their patrons.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of NARA staff. As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgement as well as a substantive response to your reference request from RDT1. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.
We searched online and located the following articles on the topic of nursing and/or the service of women during the American Revolution. You may wish to contact these organizations for additional assistance with your research.
You also may wish to contact the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, the Museum of the American Revolution, the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington, and similar institutions.
We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your research!