Walker earned her Doctor of Medicine Degree in 1855 from Syracuse Medical College
Walker divorced from her husband Albert Miller
Walker published her book "Hit"
Unmasked, or the Science of Immortality
Walker published her book "Unmasked; or the Science of Immorality"
1887 - 1893
Walker toured with Kohl and Middleton and did a serious of dime museums. Walker earned $150 a week for her appearances in the show.
Date of Death
February 21, 1919
Walker died on February 21, 1919
Civil War Events
In 1862 Walker began working in the field and a year later was made assistant surgeon in the army of Cumberland by general George H Thomas
Captured by Confederate Soliders
April 1864 - October 1864
Walker was captured and imprisoned by confederate soldiers in Richmond, Virginia
Acting Assistant Surgeon
Walker was given a contract as an acting assistant surgeon and assigned to work in a women's prison and later an orphanage.
Medal of Honor
Walker left government service and was awarded the Medal of Honor
Medal of Honor Revoked
The 1917 Medal of Honor Board changed the previous Medal of Honor rules to include only those who participated in "actual combat", thus revoking Walker's award and hundreds more. Walker continued to wear her Medal regardless, and it was eventually restored in 1977
Dress Reform/Women's Rights Events
Dress Reform Convention
Walker joined Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck and others in a dress reform convention
Elected President of the National Dress Reform Association
Walker was elected the president of the National Dress Reform Association
Walker toured Scotland and England to speak about dress reform
June 14 1866
Walker was arrested for impersonating a man while shopping in New York City.
Attended the Cincinnati suffrage convention, also attended by Lucy Stone and Susan B Anthony
Walker declared herself a candidate for Congress in her hometown Oswego. She made it all the way to the Democratic National Convention for a US Senate seat.