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
AuthorsConklin, Eileen F.
Volume1
Number of Volumes2
Number of Pages160
PublisherThomas Publications
City, CountryGettysburg, PA
Abstract

Records the stories of women's sacrifice, achievement, and service to their country and to their men.
Table of Contents:
"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.
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