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Wounded Zouave in the Hospital at Washington

A wounded soldier being treated by a nurse and below, a landscape view of the hospital in Washington, black-and-white illustrations from Harper's Weekly magazine.

Caption: The Wounded Zouave in the Hospital at Washington. See page 522 [for related story]. The Hospital for the Wounded at Washington.

Source: Illustration from Harper's Weekly, August 17, 1861, page [513]; text from page 522.

After the Battle

After the battle, our special artist in Washington has supplied us with the sketches which we reproduce on pages 513 and 519. One represents a wounded Zouave in the hospital at Washington looking gratefully up at the face of his kind hospital nurse. The poor fellow is evidently not used to the tender attention bestowed upon him by the lady volunteer; he does not quite understand it, and some secret well of honest, grateful feeling seems to have been suddenly opened in his heart...

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