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Amazing Women of the Civil War Fascinating True Stories of Women Who Made a Difference

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ISBN-10: 1558537910

ISBN-13: 9781558537910

Edition: 1999

Authors: Webb B. Garrison

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This collection of stories and anecdotes reveals the extent to which women contributed to the war effort during the American Civil War. It is estimated that some 300 women fought on the battlefields, usually disguised as men!
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Incorporated
Publication date: 9/29/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Webb Garrison is a former university dean & college president who has spent a lifetime collecting & chronicling Civil War imagery & documentation. He has written more than 1,000 articles for magazines, & over 65 books - of which the most popular are on the Civil War; their cumulative sales are approaching one million copies. He is a frequent speaker on this subject for radio talk shows & national TV programs. Webb Garrison lives in North Carolina.

Introduction
All's Fair in Love and War
Sarah Edmonds, aka Frank Thompson, Nurse and Spy
The Roswell Women, Vanished
Six Vignettes, Surprise! Surprise!
Harriet Tubman, Conductor
Mary Walker, M.D., Square Peg
Kady Brownell, Daughter of the 1st Rhode Island
Army Wives
Mary Custis Lee, Loser
Julia Dent Grant, Defender
Eliza Anderson, Taker
Princess Agnes, Charmer
Lucy Hayes, Scout
Couriers, Spies, and Subversives
Elizabeth Van Lew, Crazy Like a Fox
Belle Boyd, La Belle Rebelle
Major Pauline Cushman, Turnskirt
Emma Sansom, Guide
Nancy Hart, Bushwhacker
Rose Greenhow, Banished
Angels of Mercy
Clarissa Harlowe Barton, Feisty
Phoebe Pember, Observant Matron
Katharine Prescott Wormeley, 70,000 Army Shirts
Dorothea Dix, Indomitable
Mary Ann Ball Bickerdyke, Human Cyclone
Movers and Shakers
Harriet Beecher Stowe, Novelist
Mary Todd Lincoln, Haunted
Mary Boykin Chesnut, Analyst
Julia Ward Howe, Poet
Louisa May Alcott, Nurse and Author
Barbara Frietchie, Flag Waver
Varina Davis, Relentless
Anna Ella Carroll, Strategist
Conclusion
Index