Mary Phinney von Olnhausen

Mary Phinney von Olnhausen
Civil War Nurse and Abolitionist

Mary Phinney von Olnhausen was an American nurse, abolitionist, and diarist. During the Civil War, she served as nurse at the Mansfield General Hospital at Morehead, North Carolina.


  • Adeventures of an Army Nurse in Two Wars: Ed. from the Diary and Correspondence of Mary Phinney, Baroness von Olnhausen by James Phinney Munroe (Digitized copy available online through the Internet Archive.)


Compiled by: 
Phoebe Pollitt
Lindsey Wilson