Mother Angela Gillespie, C.S.C.

Mother Angela Gillespie, C.S.C. (HM1AWH)

Location: Granger, IN 46530 St Joseph County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 42.462', W 86° 10.336'

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1824 - 1887

She was someone who was greatly respected, both within and outside of the congregation. A Civil War physician and historian wrote of Mother Angela: "In every army and battlefield in the west she and her sisters were found. She established field hospitals as well as several permanent hospitals. Her influence in Washington was all powerful both because of her family connections and because of the recognition of her wonderful work for the sick and wounded soldiers. Sometimes even when generals failed to secure needed aid, Mother Angela would make flying trips to Washington and the aid was forthcoming."

Source: Archives of the Sisters of the Holy Cross
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 3:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 568864 N 4617654
Decimal Degrees41.70770000, -86.17226667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 42.462', W 86° 10.336'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 42' 27.72" N, 86° 10' 20.16" W
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Area Code(s)574
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5125 Holy Cross Pkwy, Granger IN 46530, US
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