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She went to the field : women soldiers of the Civil War

Author: Bonnie Tsui
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : TwoDot, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Women Soldiers of the Civil War" profiles several substantiated cases of female soldiers during the American Civil War, including Sarah Rosetta Wakeman (aka Private Lyons Wakeman, Union); Sarah Emma Edmonds (aka Private Frank Thompson, Union); Loreta Janeta Velazquez (aka Lieutenant Harry T. Buford, Confederate); and Jennie Hodgers (aka Private Albert D.J. Cashier, Union). Also featured are those women who may not  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Tsui
ISBN: 9780762743841 0762743840
OCLC Number: 154202084
Description: x, 149 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Sarah Emma Edmonds, aka Private Frank Thompson, Union --
Loreta Janeta Velazquez, aka Lieutenant Harry T. Buford, Confederate --
Sarah Rosetta Wakeman, aka Private Lyons Wakeman, Union --
Jennie Hodgers, aka Private Albert D.J. Cashier, Union --
Frances Clayton, Florena Budwin, Mary Ann Clark, Mary Pitman, and other women soldiers --
"Daughters of the regiment" : the role of vivandières in the war: Kady Brownell, Union; Annie Etheridge, Union; and others --
Spies: Rose O'Neal Greenhow, Belle Boyd, Pauline Cushman, Elizabeth Van Lew, and Harriet Tubman --
Wartime nurses: Clara Barton, Cornelia Hancock, Mary Livermore, Mary Anne Bickerdyke, Belle Reynolds, Sally Tompkins, and Kate Cumming.
Responsibility: Bonnie Tsui.

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"Women Soldiers of the Civil War" profiles several substantiated cases of female soldiers during the American Civil War, including Sarah Rosetta Wakeman (aka Private Lyons Wakeman, Union); Sarah Emma Edmonds (aka Private Frank Thompson, Union); Loreta Janeta Velazquez (aka Lieutenant Harry T. Buford, Confederate); and Jennie Hodgers (aka Private Albert D.J. Cashier, Union). Also featured are those women who may not have posed as male soldiers but who nonetheless pushed gender boundaries to act boldly in related military capacities, as spies, nurses, and vivandieres ("daughters of the regiment") who bore the flag in battle, rallied troops, and cared for the wounded.

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