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Women during the Civil War; an encyclopedia.


Women during the Civil War; an encyclopedia.

Harper, Judith E.



533 pages




Harper (American history, Boston U.) presents approximately 130 alphabetically arranged entries shedding light on the lives and contributions of women during the American Civil War. Topics include famous figures such as Sojourner Truth; the experience of women of various ethnic populations, those in slavery, and those in the military; and the roles women played in major campaigns of the day including abolition, secession, and the United States Christian Commission.

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Date:May 1, 2007
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