At the start of the Civil War, Massachusetts-native Belle Reynolds attached herself to her husband Lieutenant William S. Due to her exploits in helping the wounded soldiers at the battle of Shiloh, April 6-7, 1862, Belle was commissioned as a major by the governor of Illinois. She then entered Vicksburg with the 17th IL and remained with her regiment until it was mustered out in 1864. Following the war, Belle became a doctor and operated a successful practice in Chicago and Santa Barbara, CA, for many years. She was also involved with progressive movements at the turn of the twentieth century.Measures 4" x 2 3/8". The item "Belle Reynolds, Civil War Nurse, CDV Photo by E & HT Anthony 81707" is in sale since Tuesday, December 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940)\CDVs". The seller is "stumptownusa" and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.