Category: Women


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Confederate Women

By: N/A

Price: $3.96

Publisher: MISC,

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She Went to the Field: Women Soldiers of the Civil War

By: Bonnie Tsui

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Globe Pequot, 09/01/2003

She Went to the Field: Women Soldiers of the Civil War tells the little-known, true stories of the brave women who boldly challenged gender boundaries during The War Between the States. Whether disguising themselves as male soldiers or participating in related military capacities as spies, nurses, and vivandieres, these heroic women deserve to be recognized both for their contributions to the war and to women's rights. Written in an engaging style, this book draws t... View more info

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Letters of a Civil War Nurse: Cornelia Hancock, 1863-1865

By: Cornelia Hancock Edited by Henrietta Stratton Jaquette Introduced by Jean V. Berlin

Price: $13.95

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, 1998

She was called "The Florence Nightingale of America." From the fighting at Gettysburg to the capture of Richmond, this young Quaker nurse worked tirelessly to relieve the suffering of soldiers. She was one of the great heroines of the Union.Cornelia Hancock served in field and evacuating hospitals, in a contraband camp, and (defying authority) on the battlefield. Her letters to family members are witty, unsentimental, and full of indignation about the neglect... View more info

Journal of Women's Civil War History, Volume 2

By: Edited by Eileen Conklin

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Thomas Publications,

A collection of ten more articles on women during the Civil War. Female doctors, nurses on hospital ships in the Mississippi, the women of Sharpsburg, Maryland, and more. View more info

A Woman of Honor: Dr. Mary Walker and the Civil War

By: Mercedes Graf

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Thomas Publications,

Mary Walker was the only woman ever to receive the Medal of Honor. Her story provides a unique view of a female surgeon who worked in the Union army during the Civil War and always championed the cause of women's rights. View more info