Harriet Camp Lounsbery (1851-1946) was born in Indiana. She graduated from the Brooklyn Homeopathic Hospital and served as its Superintendent for seven years. During the Spanish-American War, Mrs. Lounsbery volunteered her services as a nurse in the U. S. Army and was assigned as Chief Nurse at Camp Chickamauga, Georgia. She was also a school nurse in Charleston during the period of World War I and served as recruitment chairman for the state during that time. She published several nursing text books such as: Making Good on Private Duty (1912).