Martha is a trauma nurse in a large Boston hospital.
The appearance of a nurse in a fed's uniform in his doorway confirmed his assumption.
She joined the nurse in the hallway.
In his third or fourth year, while under the care of a nurse in Paris, he fell from a chest of drawers and injured his foot for life.
Henceforth, for more than ten years he remained in and about Washington, acting as a volunteer nurse in the army hospitals as long as the war lasted, and longer, and then finding employment as a clerk in the government departments, in the meantime adding to and revising his Leaves and publishing two or three editions of them, himself his own publisher and bookseller.