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Sister Anthony O'Connell Auxiliary - Namesake
Sister Anthony O'Connell Auxiliary
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Namesake
Mary Ellen O'Connell (also known as Sister Anthony) (1814-December 8, 1897) was an Irish-American Roman Catholic nun. Her work with the wounded during the American Civil War and health care in general caused her to be known as "the angel of the battlefield" and "the Florence Nightingale of America."
She was born in Limerick, Ireland in 1814, the daughter of William and Catherine Murphy O'Connell. She emigrated to the United States, and attended the Ursuline Academy in Charlestown, Massachusetts. She went through her novitiate with the American Sisters of Charity in St. Joseph's Valley, and took the name of Sister Anthony. She was in Cincinnati from 1837 through 1852, when she was placed in charge of St. John's Hotel for Invalids, a new hospital.
She was an active nurse during the Civil War, serving at Camp Dennison, and the battlefields of Winchester, Virginia, the Cumberland Gap, Tennessee, Richmond, Virginia, Nashville, Tennessee, Gallipolis, Ohio, Culpeper Court House, Virginia, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee, and Lynchburg, Virginia.
When the Civil War broke out in 1861, she and other nuns of the Sisters of Charity went to Camp Dennison to help out. She then went on to serve at the battlefields of Winchester, Virginia, the Cumberland Gap. Tennessee, Richmond, Virginia, Nashville, Tennessee, Gallipolis, Ohio, Culpeper Court House, Virginia, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee, and Lynchburg, Virginia.
When she served at Shiloh she became known as the "Angel of the Battlefield". She served on hospital ship and went out to the battlefield to help bring in the sick and dying. Sister Anthony developed the Battlefield Triage. Her method was "the first recognizably modern triage techniques in war zones, saved countless lives through faster hospital treatment and won her praise from President Lincoln". She saw no distinction between Union and Confederate soldiers and just felt her duty to help all.
Sister Anthony was loved and admired by many, including Generals Grant, Sherman, Sheridan, McClellan and Rosecrans. She also knew President Jefferson Davis who admired her greatly.
She was a true heroine of the War. After the War she returned to Cincinnati and ran Good Samaritan Hospital. She was made a member of the Grand Army of the Republic. She died on December 8, 1897 in Cincinnati, Ohio were she is buried.

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