FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 20, 2014
Contact: Jim Lowney, 908-527-4711


“Women Healers in the Civil War” Lecture


(From left) Union County Freeholders Bette Jane Kowalski and Vernell Wright joined Dr. Sandra Moss, Tom Plante and Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi at the latest event hosted by the Union County Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee. Dr. Moss, Past-President and Program Chair of the Medical History Society of New Jersey, delivered a lecture entitled “Women Healers in the Civil War” at the First Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth. Tom Plante, a published poet, read poetry by Walt Whitman who served as a nurse in the Civil War. County Clerk Rajoppi serves as the Chairwoman of the Union County Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee.

(Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)