Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Major Wirz

  • Letter to Johnny from Clara Barton

    Ruth DemingWillow Grove, Pennsylvania, United States July 15, 1865 (four months to the day after President Lincoln was shot) Dear Johnny, I am tired. Dog tired. At your behest, I am sending this hastily scribbled note. I am sending this to your aunt’s address so your wife will not get suspicious. Nothing could be worse…