Women in the Civil War / Edition 1

Women in the Civil War / Edition 1

by Mary Elizabeth Massey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803282133

ISBN-13: 9780803282131

Pub. Date: 04/28/1994

Publisher: UNP - Nebraska Paperback


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…  See more details below

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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; pamphleteer and military strategist Anna Ella Carroll; black abolitionists Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth; feminists Susan B. Anthony and Jane Grey Swisshelm; and political wives Varina Davis and Mary Todd Lincoln. The anonymous women who maintained farms and plantations are described, as are camp followers, businesswomen, entertainers, activists, and socialites in Charleston and Washington.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803282131
Publisher:
UNP - Nebraska Paperback
Publication date:
04/28/1994
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
371
Sales rank:
770,005
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 9.04(h) x 1.01(d)

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