Mary Edwards Walker: The Only Woman Awarded the Medal of Honor
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National Museum of Health and Medicine, J-9 DHA Silver Spring United States
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Dr. Mary E. Walker 1832-1919 is the first woman to be appointed as the U.S. Army assistant surgeon, and the only woman to have received the Medal of Honor, the nations highest award for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty.
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