91st PA: E Banker

E Banker

During the war

On 28 December 1861, she was attached to the 91st's hospital, as matron. [source: 1, 2]

According to one web page:

Formal union hospital worker classifications using the term "matron" referred to the woman who had the responsibility of supervising the ward nurses in a general hospital.

[source: 3]

On 28 February 1862, she withdrew, with consent. [sources: 1, 2]

Sources

1 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (E Banker)

2 compiled service record (E Banker)

3 'Civil war nurses series: interesting facts about northern nurses', in Emerging Civil War, accessed 24 May 2014

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 8 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Banker E.
Co. -, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Matron | Matron
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

compiled service record

[compiled service record, E Banker, matron]
[transcribed from two images, received from National Archives and Records Administration, 24 May 2014]


[card 1]

137
Banker, E.
Co. -, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Matron | Matron
CARD NUMBERS.
1 22038534
[the rest of the card numbers are blank]

Number of personal papers herein 0
Book Mark: [blank]
See also [blank]


[card 2]

B | 91 | Pa.
E Banker
[blank] Co., [blank] Reg't Pa. Infantry.
Appears on Hospital Muster Roll
of 91st Reg't Pennsylvania Infantry.
for May and June, 1862.
When attached to Hosp. Dec 28, 1861
How employed Matron
Present or absent Present
Remarks: Withdrew with consent Feby 28 /62

Book mark: [blank]
Crosby Copyist.

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