Angel Agnes

The Heroine of the Yellow Fever Plague in Shreveport

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Author: Wesley Bradshaw
Published: 1873
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,839 / 46 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 496
Added to site: 2005.12.03
mnybks.net#: 12049
Genre: History

Images of the original pages are available through the Wright American Fiction Project of the Library Electronic Text Service of Indiana University.

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In due course of time Agnes approached Shreveport. While in the cars she had formed the acquaintance of three Sisters of Mercy, who were bound upon a similar errand of kindness and peril to her own.

At first, upon learning whither she was going, and what her object was, these pious ladies were thoroughly astonished; but when they found by interrogation that she was really in earnest, their friendly admiration became equal to their previous astonishment.

"Your services will be most welcome, Miss Arnold, I assure you," said the eldest of the Sisters. "This is the third time I have been summoned to nurse in yellow fever, and I know that there are never one-half the number of nurses necessary."

A little short of the stricken city they were all stopped, and it required the positive statement of the Sisters of Mercy that their youthful, lovely companion was really going into the place for the purpose of nursing the sick.

"Miss," asked an elderly gentleman, "were you ever acclimated here? Because if

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