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Amazing women of the Civil War

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Women -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes., United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women -- Anecd

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StatementWebb Garrison.
GenreBiography, Anecdotes.
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LC ClassificationsE628 .G37 1999
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Pagination288 p. :
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Open LibraryOL41139M
ISBN 101558537910
LC Control Number99032580

Women mobilized soup kitchens and relief societies. Women cared for wounded soldiers. Women were effective spies. And it is estimated that women fought on the battlefields, usually disguised as men.

The most fascinating Civil War women include: Harriet Tubman, a former slave, who led hundreds of fellow slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad/5(26). The most fascinating Civil War women include: Harriet Tubman, a former slave, who led hundreds of fellow slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad Four hundred women who were seized in Roswell, Georgia, deported to Indiana, and vanished without a trace/5.

And it is estimated that women fought on the battlefields, usually disguised as men. The most fascinating Civil War women include: Harriet Tubman, a former slave, who led hundreds of fellow slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad; Four hundred women who were seized in Roswell, Georgia, deported to Indiana, and vanished without a trace/5(26).

The most fascinating Civil War women include: Harriet Tubman, a former slave, who led hundreds of fellow slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad Four hundred women who were seized in Roswell, Georgia, deported to Indiana, and vanished without a trace3/5(2).

The most fascinating Civil War women include: Harriet Tubman, a former slave, who led hundreds of fellow slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad Four hundred women who were seized in Roswell, Georgia, deported to Indiana, and vanished without a tracePages: But the most devastating war fought on American soil was also one in which women demonstrated heroic deeds, selfless acts, and courage beyond measure.

Women mobilized soup kitchens and relief societies. Women cared for wounded soldiers. Women were effective spies. And it is estimated that women fought on the battlefields, usually disguised as men.

Title: Amazing women of the Civil War: Publication Type: Miscellaneous: Year of Publication: Submitted: Authors: Garrison W: Call Number: EG37 The Civil War wrought cataclysmic changes in the lives of American Women on both sides of the conflict.

Women in the Civil War demonstrates their enterprise, fortitude, and fierceness. In this revealing social history, Massey focuses on many famous women, including nurses Dorothea Dix, Clara Barton, and Mother Bickerdyke; spies Pauline Cushman and Belle Boyd; writers Louisa May Alcott, Julia Ward Howe, and Mary Chestnut Cited by: Women in the Civil War demonstrates their enterprise, fortitude, and fierceness.

In this revealing social history, Massey focuses on many famous women, including nurses Dorothea Dix, Clara Barton, and Mother Bickerdyke; spies Pauline Cushman and Belle Boyd; writers The Civil War wrought cataclysmic changes in the lives of American Women on both sides of the conflict/5.

Cathay Williams ( – ), a.k.a. William Cathay, was the first known African American woman to enlist in the United States Army, and the only black woman documented to serve in the US army in the 19th century.

Born a slave in Independence, Missouri inCathay worked as a house servant on a nearby plantation on the outskirts of Jefferson City. all the kick-ass women the history books left out.

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There were some Civil War women who wanted more excitement, and therefore became spies for their respective governments. Two of the most famous Civil War spies were Belle Boyd (above left) and Elizabeth Van Lew (above right). Other famous spies include Mary Bowser and Rose O'Neal Greenhow.

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I think that other students will love this book too especially girls because all too often social studies classes and history is filled with men and what men have done to change our country so I think this is a book that girls will gravitate to as well/5.

Women In The Civil War summary: There were many women playing important roles in the Civil War, including nurses, spies, soldiers, abolitionists, civil rights advocates and promoters of women’s women were engaged in supplying the troops with food, clothing, medical supplies, and even money through fundraising.

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“Two Brave Women” by Josephine Crump, an excerpt from the book Confederate Women of Arkansas in the Civil War, An advertisement for the book The Woman in Battle by Loreta Juaneta Velasquez, who fought for the Confederacy as Harry T. Buford.

WOMEN IN THE CIVIL WAR. Martha Hodes. THE SEA CAPTAIN'S WIFE: A True Story of Love, Race, and War in the Nineteenth Century, Jane A. Schultz. WOMEN AT THE FRONT: Hospital Workers in Civil War America,   Women did these things and more during the American Civil War. Some worked as nurses or spies, while others were abolitionists, authors or preachers.

But whatever their job, these women fought for what they believed in.

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Learn about the efforts of these brave women, and open your eyes to the impact women made in the Civil : Molly Kolpin. In the years before the Civil War, the lives of American women were shaped by a set of ideals that historians call “the Cult of True Womanhood.” As men’s work moved away from the home and.

Famous Women of the Civil War Coloring Book (Dover History Coloring Book) by Copeland, Peter F. and a great selection of related books, art and.

One of the best-documented female soldiers is Sarah Edmonds. She was a Union soldier and worked during the Civil War as a nurse.

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Even though women weren’t legally allowed to fight in the Civil Author: Jess Righthand. War Stories is an outstanding new book, full of amazing stories from the Civil War.

Best of all, the stories are told by the people who lived them.Women in the Civil War. In last several years, three solid treatments of women who served in nontraditional roles during the Civil War have been published.

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Along with a few earlier efforts, these follow on Richard Hall’s and my articles in MINERVA: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military in the early s.

Spies!: Women in the Civil War is a novel in which the author, Penny Colman, talks about how women were used as spies during the Civil War. The book was written to demonstrate womens, contribution to America during the war. In a way, it was written out of respect for all of the women who were a part of helping their favored side during the war/5.