Women in the Civil War: Warriors, Patriots, Nurses, and Spies
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Women in the Civil War: Warriors, Patriots, Nurses, and Spies

by Phyllis Raybin Emert
     
 

From freedom fighters and spies to volunteer nurses and patriots on the homefront, women of the North and South served critical and largely unexamined roles in the Civil War. Through a collection of original source documents and the words of the women engaged on both sides of the conflict, Women in the Civil War depicts women's key roles and illuminates what life

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From freedom fighters and spies to volunteer nurses and patriots on the homefront, women of the North and South served critical and largely unexamined roles in the Civil War. Through a collection of original source documents and the words of the women engaged on both sides of the conflict, Women in the Civil War depicts women's key roles and illuminates what life was like during the historic struggle for the future of the United States. This volume includes excerpts from journals, letters, and other writings of women such as Harriet Beecher Stowe, Confederate spy Belle Boyd, Louisa May Alcott, nurse "Mother" Bickerdyke, and Mary Boykin Chestnut.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932663198
Publisher:
History Compass, LLC
Publication date:
06/01/2008
Series:
Perspectives on History Series
Pages:
100
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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