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Women during the Civil War : an encyclopedia

Women during the Civil War : an encyclopedia

Author: Judith E Harper
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2004.
Series: Online access with subscription: Proquest Ebook Central.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Online system or service   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
The first A to Z reference volume to offer a panoramic presentation of American women during the Civil War era.

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedia
Material Type: Online system or service, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith E Harper
ISBN: 041593723X 9780415937238 9780415955744 0415955742 0203500555 9780203500552
OCLC Number: 51942662
Description: xviii, 472 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Abolitionists --
African-American Women --
Agricultural Women --
Alcott, Louisa May --
Anthony, Susan B. --
Antietam (Sharpsburg), Battle of --
Artists --
Barton, Clara --
Battle of the Handkerchiefs --
Bickerdyke, Mary Ann Ball --
Blalock, Malinda --
Bowser, Mary Elizabeth --
Boyd, Belle --
Bread Rebellions --
Brown, Clara --
Brownell, Kady --
Business Women --
Camp Life --
Carroll, Anna Ella --
Cary, Mary Ann Shadd --
Cashier, Albert D.J. (Jennie Hodgers) --
Catholic Nuns --
Chesnut, Mary Boykin --
Child, Lydia Maria --
Contraband Relief Assoc. --
Contraband Women --
Coppin, Fanny Jackson --
Courtship and Marriage --
Cumming, Kate --
Cushman, Pauline --
Davis, Rebecca Harding --
Davis, Varina Howell --
Diaries --
Dickey, Sarah Ann --
Dickinson, Anna --
Dickinson, Emily --
Dix, Dorothea --
Doctors --
Draft Riots --
Edmonds, Sarah Emma --
Edmondson, Belle --
Education --
Etheridge, Annie --
Evans, Augusta Jane --
Family Life --
Fern, Fanny --
Fort Sumter --
Forten, Charlotte --
FrmTont, Jessie Benton --
General Order No. 28 --
Gettysburg, Battle of --
Gibbons, Abby Hopper --
Girlhood and Adolescence --
Government Girls --
Greenhow, Rose O'Neal --
Guerrilla War --
Gunboat Societies --
Hale, Sarah Josepha --
Hamilton, Gail --
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins --
Haviland, Laura Smith --
Hawks, Esther Hill --
Hopkins, Juliet Opie --
Hospital Ships --
Howe, Julia Ward --
Immigrant Women --
Industrial Women --
Invasion and Occupation --
Jacobs, Harriet --
Keckley, Elizabeth --
Kemble, Fanny --
Larcom, Lucy --
LeConte, Emma --
Lewis, Edmonia --
Lincoln, Mary Todd --
Literary Women --
Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice --
McCord, Louisa Cheves --
Mexican-American Women --
Military Women --
Mitchell, Maria --
Morgan, Sarah --
Mormon Women --
Mountain Charley --
Native-American Women --
Nurses --
Patriotism --
Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer --
Pember, Phoebe Levy --
Phillips, Eugenia Levy --
Pleasant, Mary Ellen --
Prostitutes --
Ream, Vinnie --
Refugees --
Religion --
Remond, Sarah Parker --
Roswell Women --
Sanitary Fairs --
Secession --
Sherman's March to the Sea --
Slater, Sarah --
Slavery and Emancipation --
Soldiers' Aid Societies --
Spies and Espionage --
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady --
Stowe, Harriet Beecher --
Surratt, Mary --
Swisshelm, Jane Grey --
Taylor, Susie Baker King --
Teachers of the Freedpeople --
Tompkins, Sally --
Treasury Girls --
Truth, Sojourner --
Tubman, Harriet --
Turchin, Nadine Lvova --
United States Christian Commission --
United States Sanitary Commission --
Van Lew, Elizabeth --
Velazquez, Loreta Janeta --
Vicksburg --
Wakeman, Sarah Rosetta --
Walker, Mary Edwards --
Western Women --
Woman's Central Association of Relief --
Woman's National Loyal League --
Women and Politics --
Women's Rights Movement --
Zakrzewska, Marie.
Series Title: Online access with subscription: Proquest Ebook Central.
Responsibility: Judith E. Harper.
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