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Mary Edwards Walker

Iconic feminist, abolitionist, prohibitionist, and surgeon who, following the Civil War, became the initial woman ever to get the Medal of Honor. She was the just girl in her course at Geneva Medical University, where she graduated in 1855. While doing work for the Union Military being a surgeon through the Civil Battle she was captured with the Confederate Military and happened being a prisoner of battle in Richmond, Virginia. She acquired four old sisters and one youthful sibling. She was suggested for the Medal of Honor by General William Tecumseh Sherman.

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