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Great Women of the Civil War

Lucia Raatma

Great Women of the Civil War

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Published by Compass Point Books in Mankato .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780756530877
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(We the People) Describes the important roles women held during the Civil War including Harriet Beecher Stowe, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Clara Barton, Rose O'Neal Greenhow, Mary Elizabeth Bowser, and Elizabeth Van Lew/5.

The Civil War wrought cataclysmic changes in the lives of American Women on both sides of the conflict. Women in the Civil War demonstrates their enterprise, fortitude, and fierceness.

In this revealing social history, Massey focuses on many famous women, including nurses Dorothea Dix, Clara Barton, and Mother Bickerdyke; spies Pauline Cushman and Belle Boyd; writers Louisa May Alcott, Julia Cited by: Famous Women of the Civil War Coloring Book (Dover History Coloring Book) Paperback – June 1, out of 5 stars Great coloring books.

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The Civil War wrought cataclysmic changes in the lives of American Women on both sides of the conflict. Women in the Civil War demonstrates their enterprise, fortitude, and fierceness. In this revealing social history, Massey focuses on many famous women, including nurses Dorothea Dix, Clara Barton, and Mother Bickerdyke; spies Pauline Cushman and Belle Boyd; writers/5.

In the years before the Civil War, the lives of American women were shaped by a set of ideals that historians call “the Cult of True Womanhood.”. Women and the American Civil War An Annotated Bibliography The first reference work to draw together the stories and studies of Great Women of the Civil War book in the American Civil War, this annotated bibliography offers access to the literature that documents the history of women who experienced the war, changed it, and were changed by it.

Offering nearly entries. Great Women of the Civil War by Lucia Raatma available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews. - Maps- Timeline- Historic Sites- Table of Contents, Glossary, and Index- Relevant Web sites at Author: Lucia Raatma. Get this from a library. Great women of the Civil War.

[Lucia Raatma] -- Profiles four women who made a great contribution of the Civil War, both on the home front and the battlefield. Space constraints prevented us from including their answers to one of the questions we posed: What are the 10 best Civil War books ever published (nonfiction or fiction).

Below are their responses. Matthew Gallman: 1. Memoir. Ulysses S. Grant, The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant (). Often described as the best book by a U.S.

President and the best memoir of the Civil War. Get this from a library. Great women of the Civil War.

[Molly Kolpin] -- "Describes key women involved in the American Civil War, including workers of the Underground Railroad, spies, abolitionists, and battlefield nurses" There were some Civil War women who wanted more excitement, and therefore became spies for their respective governments.

Two of the most famous Civil War spies were Belle Boyd (above left) and Elizabeth Van Lew (above right). Other famous spies include Mary Bowser and Rose O'Neal Greenhow.

Finally, there were some women who needed even more excitement, so they decided to become. HSP's collections provide an exceptional source of women’s writings during the Civil War years.

The following guide provides an annotated resource for these records, which include diaries, correspondence, and account books kept by women and women's organizations prior to, during, and after the war. Women In The Civil War summary: There were many women playing important roles in the Civil War, including nurses, spies, soldiers, abolitionists, civil rights advocates and promoters of women’s women were engaged in supplying the troops with food, clothing, medical supplies, and even money through fundraising.

Women did these things and more during the American Civil War. Working as nurses, spies, abolitionists, and more, women risked their lives for what they believed in. With action-packed details from the lives of Harriet Tubman, Elizabeth Van Lew, and others, the story of the Civil War comes alive for young readers.

This item is Non-Returnable. Women did these things and more during the American Civil War. Some worked as nurses or spies, while others were abolitionists, authors or preachers. But whatever their job, these women fought for what they believed in.

Learn about the efforts of these brave women, and open your eyes to the impact women made in the Civil War. Great women of the Civil War. [Lucia Raatma] Minneapolis, Minn.: Compass Point Books, Series: We the people (Series) (Compass Point Books) Edition/Format: Civil War, -- Women -- Juvenile literature.

View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. WOMEN IN THE CIVIL WAR. Martha Hodes. THE SEA CAPTAIN'S WIFE: A True Story of Love, Race, and War in the Nineteenth Century, Jane A. Schultz. WOMEN AT THE FRONT: Hospital Workers in Civil War America, Great Women of the Civil War (We the People: Civil War Era) Compass Point Books, Paperback, ; Great Women of the Civil War (We the People: Civil War Era) Compass Point Books, Library Binding, ; Great Women of the Civil War Unknown, Hardcover, One of the best-documented female soldiers is Sarah Edmonds.

She was a Union soldier and worked during the Civil War as a nurse. Even though women weren’t legally allowed to fight in the Civil Author: Jess Righthand. A fascinating history of women's contributions to the Civil War, including a discussion of female contributions to nursing, hospital administration, and supply gathering for the war.

A Good+ book with traces of wear to the extremities and a few contemporary annotations in pencil throughout. Famous Women of the Civil War Coloring Book (Dover History Coloring Book) by Copeland, Peter F.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Great Women of the Civil War by Lucia Tarbox Raatma,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(10). Not all of the women soldiers of the Civil War were discharged so quickly.

Some women served for years, like Sarah Emma Edmonds Seelye, and others served the entire war, like Albert D. Cashier. These two women are the best known and most fully documented of all the women. There’s definitely no shortage of books about the American Civil fact, according to the Library of Congress Civil War Desk Reference, o books have been published on various aspects of the Civil War and more are being published every day.

It is reported that upon being introduced to Harriet Beecher Stowe inAbraham Lincoln fondly commented she was "the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war." Although President Lincoln's comment was certainly made in jest, in truth, Stowe's novel was indeed instrumental in awakening the abolitionist cause, which was a.

Alice Rains Turlock, In the Hands of Providence: Joshua L. Chamberlain and the American Civil War (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, ). Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain led a fascinating and exemplary life. This scholar turned soldier achieved much throughout the course of his life, he is; however, most remembered for his heroics on the crest of Little Round Top during the Battle.

“The first great book on war in all its aspects, and still one of the best.” On War () by Carl von Clausewitz “On War represents the most ambitious effort ever made by a theorist of human conflict to systematize war and understand it for what it is.” “Absolutely essential for understanding the human phenomenon of war.”.

A collection of Short Stories, books, essays, speeches, letters, and poems that concern themselves with the American Civil War ( - ). This is a broad library containing novels like The Red Badge of Courage and Uncle Tom's Cabin, civil war stories by Ambrose Pierce, ppems from Julia Ward Howe and Emily Dickison, and historical documents including the Emancipation Proclamation, and.

During the Civil War, Kate Cumming and Phoebe Pember tended to hundreds of soldiers in the South. In the North, women like Mary Livermore and the indefatigable Clara Barton made their voices heard in the highest halls of power, successfully advocating for reforms based on their experiences as nurses during the war.

Women in the Civil War. In last several years, three solid treatments of women who served in nontraditional roles during the Civil War have been published. Along with a few earlier efforts, these follow on Richard Hall’s and my articles in MINERVA: Quarterly Report on Women. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. According to the book Women in the Civil War, so many women eagerly volunteered for the job, they earned a nickname from the press: “The press soon dubbed them the ‘Florence Nightingales’ of the Union or the Confederacy, and one editor, impressed by the number rushing into hospitals, proclaimed, ‘All our Women are Florence Nightingales.’.

Another great guide to the Civil War is the New York Times’ acclaimed book Disunion, which has been narrating the war in a series of amazing articles coinciding.

Mary Bickerdyke () – An energetic heroine whose sole aim during the Civil War was to more efficiently care for wounded Union soldiers. Elizabeth Blackwell () – ­The first American woman to receive a medical doctor degree inshe opened the New York Infirmary for Women and Children and co-founded the Women’s Medical.