Mila Leonard: Nurse In The Civil War

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Mila Leonard was a nurse in the Civil war. She had been a nurse for 8 years! She was young only 27. Her husband Elijah Leonard, was fighting in the war. They had a child her name was Alyssa Leonard. She was 15 years old. She lived with her grandparents because of her mother and father in the war. Mila was always working. She was either helping with supply’s or with the wounded. One day her husband came in, he was wounded! He had got shot in the stomach! But he survived! He had to go home after he was wounded. He never able to come back to the war. An awful sickness spread through the infirmary! It was getting many people sick even some of the nurses had it! Then Mila got it, she later died from the sickness.

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