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Women of the blue & gray : true Civil War stories of mothers, medics, soldiers, and spies  Cover Image Book Book

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


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.

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  • ISBN: 9781629724157
  • ISBN: 1629724157
  • Physical Description: x, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [Salt Lake City, Utah] : Shadow Mountain, [2018]

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General Note:
Place of publication provided in CIP data but cannot be verified.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 222-224).
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Subject: 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.
Genre: Biographies.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Kirtland Community College Library E 628 .M66 2018 30775305540412 General Collection Available -

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