New York State Women's History

Dr. Mary E. Walker Statue ...A NYS Women's History Site
Dr. Mary E. Walker
Co. Rte. 7 Oswego NY

Type: Statue

Category/Significance: women's rights; economics (medicine)

The only woman to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and being the first female U.S. Army surgeon (during the Civil War) was also a campaigner for the Suffrage Movement, rights for children and veterans, dress reform and social reform. Attempted to vote in Oswego in 1872. ...learn more>>

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