Mary Edwards Walker (November 26, 1832 – February 21, 1919), 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. (Latter 1800s). [538×886]
[Mary Edwards Walker](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Edwards_Walker).
She’s wearing the “reform dress” invented by Amanda Bloomer, a suffragette who wanted to create practical clothing for women.
When she was to be freed as a part of a prisoner exchange she was assisting in a surgery. She insisted that she be allowed to complete it before she left. She was a truly impressive figure