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Revolutionary women in the War for American Independence : a one-volume revised edition of Elizabeth Ellet's 1848 landmark series

Author: E F Ellet; Lincoln Diamant
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This modern, annotated adaptation of the original three-volume edition of Women of the American Revolution by Elizabeth Ellet restores, in a single volume, a unique compilation of the roles played by eighty-four American women in the Revolutionary War. A best-seller in the 1850s, Ellet's work is here carefully edited for today's readers by a distinguished Revolutionary War historian. It contains a new introduction  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Ellet, E.F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877.
Revolutionary women in the War for American Independence.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998
(OCoLC)607094683
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E F Ellet; Lincoln Diamant
ISBN: 0275962636 9780275962630
OCLC Number: 38304353
Description: x, 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Women of the Revolution --
I. The War in the Northeast. 1. Massachusetts. Abigail Smith Adams. Mary Smith Cranch. Mary Draper. Deborah Sampson Gannett. Dorothy Quincy Hancock. Sarah Fuller Hull. Lucia Flucker Knox. Mrs. Oliver Pond. Sarah Quincy Smith. Mercy Otis Warren. Hannah Winthrop. Mrs. David Wright. 2. New Hampshire (and Vermont). Frances Brush Allen. Elizabeth Smith Peabody. 3. Rhode Island. Mary Bowen. Catherine Littlefield Greene. 4. Connecticut. Anna Warner Bailey. Rebecca Sanford Barlow. Ursula Wolcott Griswold. Frances Ledyard. 5. New York. Cornelia Van Cortlandt Beekman. Magdalen Bevier. Blandina Elmendorf Bruyn. Jane Cannon Campbell. Mrs. Jackson. Janet Livingston Montgomery. Mary Lindley Murray. Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler. Lady Stirling (Sarah Livingston Alexander). Margaret Todd Whetten --
II. The War in the Middle States. 6. New Jersey. Elizabeth Rogers Borden. Hannah Ogden Caldwell. Susannah French Livingston. Esther de Berdt Reed. Annis Boudinot Stockton. Martha Stewart Wilson. 7. Pennsylvania. Sarah Franklin Bache. Rebecca Biddle. Margaret Cochran Corbin. Lydia Darrah. Elizabeth Graham Ferguson. Mary Ludwig Hays. Mary Redmond. Esther Skinner. Frances Slocum. 8. Maryland. Anne Frisby Fitzhugh. 9. Delaware. Hannah Erwin Israel --
III. The War in the South. 10. Virginia (and Kentucky). Mrs. Davies. "John's Wife" Mrs. John Merrill. Mrs. John Walker. Martha Dandridge (Custis) Washington. Mrs. Woods. Elizabeth Zane. 11. North Carolina (and Tennessee). Martha Polk Brevard. Rachel Craighead Caldwell. Margaret Sharpe Gaston. Mary Hooks Slocumb --
12. South Carolina. Martha Bratton. Mrs. Dillard. Isabella Barber Ferguson. Emily Geiger. Nancy Stinson (Anderson) Green. Mrs. Thomas Heyward. Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson. Sarah Wayne McCalla. Elizabeth Marshall Martin. Mrs. Richard Shubrick. Mrs. John Simpson. Mrs. Strong. Esther Gaston Walker.
Responsibility: edited and annotated by Lincoln Diamant.
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