"A Woman's War:" Gender and Civil War Studies

Title"A Woman's War:" Gender and Civil War Studies
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1993
AuthorsSilber, Nina
JournalOAH Magazine of History
Volume8
Issue1
Start Page11
Pagination11-13
Date PublishedFall 1993
Abstract

Asserts that the Civil War was one of the first wars in which women took an active part. Relates examples of women who assumed responsibilities typically associated with males. Maintains that Victorian standards of appropriate female behavior continued to dominate both male and female thinking during this period.

URLhttp://www.jstor.org/stable/25162919
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