Hawks 6: Take Us in Charge

1862:  Dr. Hawks’ party steps onshore in occupied South Carolina …

~ CIVIL WAR DIARY of Esther Hill Hawks ~

<< BEFORE: Safe harbor

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NEXT: New lodgings >>

Dr. Hawks has struggled for years to make her way as a doctor in a society that does not consider women capable of practicing medicine.  Now she sounds overwhelmed by the daunting tasks of wartime logistics! 

A couple reference images: 

  • Civil War-era tugboat:

  • A glimpse of the Beaufort waterfront, 1862:

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