Most awesome person of the CIVIL WAR
Dorothea was an educator and social reformer and that's pretty awesome.
She was born in Maine, she had widespread international reforms, that's pretty awesome.
Her middle name was Lynde, she fought for control of medical facilities and hiring and firing nurses. That's awesome shtuff.
She fought to be a nurse when women nurse's weren't really aloud.
Dix was known to have treated Union and Confederate soldiers equally when providing treatment although many would disagree with her policy of equality. She simply saw men in need regardless of uniform and she saw no reason to favor one side or the other.