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11/11/1865 Mary Edwards Walker becomes the first woman to receive the US Medal of Honor

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Founders of the Fempire: Mary Edwards Walker | Lifetime

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Mary Edwards Walker: The Only Woman to Receive the Medal of Honor

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The only woman to be awarded the Medal of Honor.

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A Female Civil War Surgeon: "How Dr. Mary is Remarkable”

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The Life of Dr Mary Walker

Mary Edwards Walker, M.D., commonly referred to as Dr. Mary Walker, was an American abolitionist, prohibitionist, prisoner of war and surgeon. She is the only woman to ever receive the Medal of Honor for her efforts to treat the wounded during the Civil War.
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