Portrait of Union Army nurse Major Belle Reynolds

Portrait of Union Army nurse Major Belle Reynolds

Portrait of Union Army nurse Major Belle Reynolds. Taken in 1862 during the U.S. Civil War.

Described as “tall, handsome, and vivacious,” Belle survived the war and practiced medicine for years after. She passed away in 1937 at the age of 96.

Portrait of Union Army nurse Major Belle Reynolds sources: Cole, R. M, photographer. Union nurse Major Belle Reynolds. [New-York ; Published by E. & H.T. Anthony, No. 501 Broadway] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018652229/> All the daring of the soldier by Elizabeth D. Leonard, W.W. Norton & Co, 1999 / Belle Reynolds Wikipedia