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Women in the Civil War

Author: Mary Elizabeth Massey
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Massey, Mary Elizabeth.
Women in the Civil War.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1994
(OCoLC)624425444
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Elizabeth Massey
ISBN: 0803282133 9780803282131
OCLC Number: 29520663
Notes: Originally published as Bonnet brigades: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1966.
"A Bison book."
Description: xxix, 371, xiii pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Leaped from their spheres --
A woman's war --
All our women are Florence Nightingales --
Teeming with women --
Risked everything --
A female teacher will do --
Competitors for bread --
This change in woman's tactics --
Taken to her pen --
The harder part of war --
A necessity in protracted warfare --
A grand convulsion in society --
Women and negroes --
Uprooted and floating --
The ground swell after the storm --
A bold and active position.
Other Titles: Bonnet brigades
Responsibility: by Mary Elizabeth Massey ; introduction to the Bison Book edition by Jean V. Berlin.
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The Civil War wrought cataclysmic changes in the lives of American Women on both sides of the conflict. This book demonstrates their enterprise, fortitude, and fierceness. It focuses on many famous  Read more...

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