Women in the Civil War

TitleWomen in the Civil War
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1994
AuthorsMassey, Mary Elizabeth
Number of Pages371
PublisherUniversity of Nebraska Press
CityLincoln, U.S.A.

The Civil War wrought cataclysmic changes in the lives of American women on both sides of the conflict. This book demonstrates their enterprise, fortitude, and fierceness. It focuses on many famous women, including Dorothea Dix, Clara Barton, Mother Bickerdyke, Pauline Cushman, Belle Boyd, Louisa May Alcott, Julia Ward Howe, and Mary Chestnut.

Reprint EditionOriginally titled Bonnet Brigades (New York: A.A. Knopf, 1966).
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