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Josie Underwood's Civil War diary

Author: Josie Underwood; Nancy Disher Baird
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the outset of the Civil War, Josie Underwood was the educated, outspoken daughter of a politically prominent family in Bowling Green, Kentucky. She left behind a unique, intimate account of the early years of the war, one of the few from a Kentucky woman sympathetic to the Union. "The Philistines are upon us," twenty-year-old Josie writes in her diary, leaving no question about the alarm she feels when  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Diaries
History
Military history
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Underwood, Josie, 1840-1923.
Josie Underwood's Civil War diary.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2009
(DLC) 2008049856
(OCoLC)261176795
Named Person: Josie Underwood; Josie Underwood; Josie Underwood
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Josie Underwood; Nancy Disher Baird
ISBN: 9780813173252 0813173256 9780813138879 0813138876
OCLC Number: 318456348
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 262 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Chapter One; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Chapter Four; Chapter Five; Editor's Postscript; Appendix; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index;
Responsibility: edited by Nancy Disher Baird ; foreword by Catherine Coke Shick.

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At the outset of the Civil War, Josie Underwood was the educated, outspoken daughter of a politically prominent family in Bowling Green, Kentucky. She left behind an intimate account of the early  Read more...

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""[This diary] of wartime accounts is a welcome new addition written by women from Kentucky."" -- HistoryNet ""Josie's diary is lively and keeps the reader enthralled by relating what was happening Read more...

 
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