Women Of The Confederacy, The (History - United States)
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Women Of The Confederacy, The (History - United States) by Francis Butler Simkins

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Published by Reprint Services Corp .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History,
  • History: American

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FormatLibrary binding
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Open LibraryOL9419921M
ISBN 100781249031
ISBN 109780781249034

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Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Women -- Confederate States of America. United States -- History -- Civil War, -- Women. Women. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Despite the limited opportunities for them at the time, women made a significant impact during the American Civil War. Some chose to serve as nurses, helping wounded soldiers. Others worked secretly as spies or disguised themselves as men and enlisted in the Confederate Army. Enslaved women eagerly awaited their freedom, but didn't know what the future held.   The women of the Confederacy: in which is presented the heroism of the women of the Confederacy with accounts of their trials during the war and the period of Reconstruction, with their ultimate triumph over adversity. Their motives and achievements as told by writers and orators now preserved in permanent by: 3. J. WM. JONES, Secretary and Superintendent, Confederate Memorial Association, N. 29th Street. Richmond, Va., Janu I have carefully examined the manuscript of Mr. J. L. Underwood on “The Women of the Confederacy” and I take great pleasure in saying that in my judgment it is a book of very great interest and value, and if properly published and pushed I have no doubt that.

  Southern women tell how they survived the desperate last days of the Confederacy in the Civil War. Entries from over 50 diaries of southern women, and slave women. As starvation stalked the land, they hid food and heirlooms in wells and swamps. They outwitted Yankee soldiers. They watched cities burn and fed hungry children/5().   The United Daughters of the Confederacy, a women’s group that was formed in , led the effort to revise Confederate history at the turn of the 20th century. That effort has a . Entitled Women in Gray: A Tribute to the Ladies Who Supported the Southern Confederacy, this pictorial tour de force will evoke the gamut of human emotion, from laughter and tears to awe and outrage, as the reader pours over some photos and illustrations of Victorian Confederate women, most from the South, but many from the North and West.   “The memorial associations had been seen as doing women's work—tending to the dead, remembering those lost, bringing flowers to graves. Reject a book that calls a Confederate soldier a.

History. The Memorial to the Women of the Confederacy is located at North Arthur Ashe Boulevard, on the site of an old soldiers' home for veterans of the military forces of the Confederate Park was created in by an act of the Assembly of Virginia. It was built between and , and is a one-story, three part, marble-clad building in a stripped classical style.   The women of the Confederacy, in which is presented the heroism of the women of the Confederacy with accounts of their trials during the war and the period of Reconstruction, with their ultimate triumph over adversity. Their motives and achievements as told by writers and orators now preserved in permanent form () show more/5(8). SKU: Categories: Books, Civil War and Southern Studies, Ladies Interest. Description Additional information Description. Herein is presented the heroism of the women of the Confederacy with accounts of their trials during the War and period of Reconstruction, with their . Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t16m8mf2d Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4.