Women of the blue & gray : true Civil War stories of mothers, medics, soldiers, and spies / Marianne Monson

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Material Type
Book
Author
Monson, Marianne, 1975-
Publication Info.
Salt Lake City, Utah : Shadow Mountain, [2018]
Publication Info.
©2018

Details

Description
x, 230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 222-224).
Contents
Introduction -- Rebels, inciters, and all around revolutionaries -- The beardless brigade : Civil War soldiers -- Susie Baker King Taylor: Union nurse, teacher, and author -- Tales of smuggling, espionage, and general subterfuge -- Anna Ella Carroll: military strategist and political advisor -- Ink of the centuries: the diarists -- Cornelia Peake McDonald: mother and diarist -- Voices from slavery -- Mary Ann Shadd Cary: recruiter, newspaper editor, and abolitionist -- Arms to save: nurses, medics, and battlefield relief -- Dr. Mary Walker: Civil War surgeon and activist -- First Nations in a divided nation -- Love in the time of dysentery -- Pathways to peace.
Summary
North, South, black, white, Native American, immigrant-- the women in these micro biographies were wives, mothers, sisters and friends whose purposes ranged from supporting husbands and sons during wartime to counseling President Lincoln on strategy. Monson brings to light the incredible stories of women from the Civil War that remain relevant to our nation today. -- Adapted from jacket
Subject
American Civil War (1861-1865)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Female.
Women -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Military participation -- Female.
Social aspects.
Women.
United States.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women.
HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
HISTORY / Women.
Chronological Term
1800-1899
Genre/Form
Biographies.
History.
Biographies.
Added Title
Women of the blue and gray
ISBN
9781629724157 (hardbound ; alk. paper)
1629724157 (hardbound ; alk. paper)