The Journal of Women's Civil War History: From the Home Front to the Front Lines - Accounts of the Sacrifice, Achievement, and Service of American Women, 1861-1865

TitleThe Journal of Women's Civil War History: From the Home Front to the Front Lines - Accounts of the Sacrifice, Achievement, and Service of American Women, 1861-1865
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2001
Series EditorConklin, Eileen F.
Number of Volumesvol. 1: 2001, vol. 2: 2002
Number of Pages160, 187
PublisherThomas Publications
CityGettysburg, PA
Abstract

Records the stories of women's sacrifice, achievement, and service to their country and to their men during the Amercan Civil War (1861-1865).

Table of Contents Vol. 1: "Once upon a time in the east ..." : Arabella Wharton Griffith Barlow / Don Richard Lauter -- "No place for a woman" : City, Point, Virginia, 1864-1865 / Jeanne Christie -- "Under the canopy of heaven" : military laundresses of the Civil War / Virginia Mescher -- "With heroic patience" : civilian activities in support of the 7th South Carolina Volunteers / Betsy Estilow -- " ... A memorial to her" : the story of Anna Marie Ross and the Cooper Shop Refreshment Saloon / Ronald L. Waddell -- "You have no idea what I have gone through ..." : letters from behind the lines to prisoners at Point Lookout, Maryland / Susan Youhn -- Pvt. Jane Perkins, CSA / DeAnne Blanton -- West Virginia women and the Civil War military pension system / Hannah Geffert -- Catherine S. Lawrence / Kim Marie Howe -- Hospital scenes / Miss Emily Mason.

Table of Contents Vol. 2: "Against all odds : women doctors who served in the Civil War" / Mercedes Graf -- "Into the keeping of a trustworthy woman : the private army of Ella Louise Wolcott" / Meg Galante-DeAngelis -- "The anatomy of a CDV : Ella Louise Wolcott" / Meg Galante-DeAngelis -- "If a lady can't, a woman can : the women of Sharpsburg" / Kathleen Ernst -- "They called her captain : The amazing life of Emily Virginia Mason" / Karen Rae Mehaffey -- "Ships of war-ships of hope : the women and their hospital ships in the Mississippi Valley campaigns of the Civil War" / Ronald Waddell -- "The life and times of Fanny Haralson Gordon, Confederate heroine" / Tommie Phillips LaCavera -- "When the pen becomes a sword : the propaganda of Anna Ella Carroll and Augusta Jane Evans" / Sara Bartlett -- "Who did that : women's roles in the Civil War" / Juanita Leisch.

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