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10 edition of Daring women of the Civil War found in the catalog.

Daring women of the Civil War

by Carin T. Ford

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Enslow Publishers in Berkeley Heights, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- History -- 19th century.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Female -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

    • About the Edition

      An account of the many roles played by women in the American Civil War, both on the battlefield and at home, introducing specific women such as author Louisa May Alcott and Confederate spy Rose O"Neal Greenhow.

      Edition Notes

      StatementCarin T. Ford.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesThe Civil War library
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE628 .F67 2004
      The Physical Object
      Format35
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3673534M
      ISBN 100766022501
      LC Control Number2003006479
      OCLC/WorldCa52108470

      Stealing Secrets: How a Few Daring Women Deceived Generals, Impacted Battles, and Altered the Course of the Civil War - Ebook written by H. Donald Winkler. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Stealing Secrets: How a Few Daring Women Deceived Generals, Impacted . Rose O’Neal Greenhow was a Confederate spy and one of the most well-known female spies in the Civil War. Her position as a Washington, D.C., socialite, with friends in many high places, including politicians and military personnel, made her quite equipped for her new role as a spy.

      John Cook. John Cook enlisted in the Union Army in Cincinnati, Ohio as a bugler for the 4th U.S Artillery at the age of During the Battle of Antietam on Septem , the Union battery came under fire from Confederate infantrymen in the West carrying a wounded officer to the rear, Cook returned to his unit find most of the gunners dead and cannons unmanned. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Stealing Secrets: How a Few Daring Women Changed the Fate of the Civil War by H. Donald Winkler (Trade Paper) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

      Learn all about some of the famous women of the Civil War with this illustrated book. Readers will learn fun facts about these women, such as some being spies, nurses, surgeons, and even soldiers. Featuring profiles on 30 wartime women, some included are Harriet Tubman, Mary Todd Lincoln, Louisa May Alcott, Dorothea Dix, and more. When you're done reading about these famous women, color in.   During the Civil War, historical records document some to 1, women who disguised themselves as men, to enlist in armies on both sides of the conflict. Elizabeth Leonard is at the Cyclorama tonight to give a talk on her new book, All the Daring of the Soldier, about women who took on unconventional roles in the Civil War.


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Daring women of the Civil War by Carin T. Ford Download PDF EPUB FB2

Personal Response: I really loved reading this book and learning more about the women of the Civil War. I think that other students will love this book too especially girls because all too often social studies classes and history is filled with men and what men have done to change our country so I think this is a book that girls will gravitate to as well/5.

Daring Women introduces Rosie the Riveter's predecessors from both sides of the Mason-Dixon Line. Slavery and the Underground Railroad explores the roots of the Civil War, and offers a profusion of true stories about "passengers" and "conductors" on the railroad.

Well-chosen, primary-source quotations, culled from a variety of sources, bring Price: $ out of 5 stars Excellent women's Civil War history book. Reviewed in the United States on J I am the author of "Memories of Maggie" and "Potpourri Of War" so I readily ordered this new book to learn more about the women who served during the Civil by: Daring women of the Civil War Item Preview remove-circle An account of the many roles played by women in the American Civil War, both on the battlefield and at home, introducing specific women such as author Louisa May Alcott and Confederate spy Rose O'Neal Greenhow The papers of this book made it reflective when scanned.

Access Pages: Get this from a library. Daring women of the Civil War. [Carin T Ford] -- An account of the many roles played by women in the American Civil War, both on the battlefield and at home, introducing specific women such as author Louisa May Alcott and Confederate spy Rose.

Daring women of the Civil War by Carin T. Ford,Enslow Publishers edition, 35 in English - civil war editionPages:   All the Daring of the Soldier: Women of the Civil War Armies, by Elizabeth D. Leonard, W.W. Norton, New York,pages, $ During the past quarter of a century or so, historians have striven to retrieve lives from the shadows of history.

During the Civil War, women worked as spies and sometimes disguised themselves as male soldiers to play an heroic part in the conflict. Historian Elizabeth D. Leonard has combed archives, memoirs, and histories to unearth the stories of these hidden and forgotten women who risked their lives for the blue and the gray.

Here are the stories of Belle Boyd, Confederate loyalist and key player in. Leonard’s book about women participants in the American Civil War is readable, well researched, and interesting.

I had to dock it points because the romantic in me just can’t be completely swayed by her thesis: that more women chose to serve in the army as spies, soldiers, and daughters of the regiment due to economic reasons/5.

This book provides another look at women in the Civil War. Many believe, incorrectly, that only a few females were involved with either the Union or Confederate cause.

As this book proves, however, that is not the case. Overall, this book has an equal amount of interesting aspects, as well as dry moments.

The clever, devious, daring women who helped turn the tides of the Civil WarDuring America's most divisive war, both the Union and Confederacy took advantage of brave and courageous women willing to adventurously support their causes.

These female spies of the Civil War participated in the world's second-oldest profession—spying—a profession perilous in the extreme.3/5(3). For our latest newsstand-only special issue, The Civil War Almanac, we asked a panel of Civil War historians—J. Matthew Gallman, Matthew C.

Hulbert, James Marten, and Amy Murrell Taylor—for their opinions on a variety of popular topics, including the war's most overrated and underratred commanders, top turning points, most influential women, and best depictions on film. Download Women In The American Civil War books, Presents both general information and biographies about women and their roles in the American Civil War, describing the lives of nurses, writers, abolitionists, war widows, spies, and rural and urban women on.

The clever, devious, daring women who helped turn the tides of the Civil War During America's most divisive war, both the Union and Confederacy took advantage of brave and courageous women willing to adventurously support their causes.

These female spies of the Civil War participated in the world's second-oldest profession--spying--a profession perilous in the extreme. This exhibit demonstrates the importance of viewing American Civil War history through the lens of women's and gender history; to illustrate the particularities of living within the "border state" of Maryland; and to promote a deeper understanding of how historical documents are.

Get this from a library. All the daring of the soldier: women of the Civil War armies. [Elizabeth D Leonard] -- Tells the stories of women who acted as spies, as daughters of the regiments, or, disguised, as male soldiers during the Civil War, discussing why they chose nontraditional ways to.

During the Civil War, women worked as spies and sometimes disguised themselves as male soldiers to play an heroic part in the conflict.

Join historian Elizab. American women faced enormous challenges in the turbulent years of the Civil War. Many refused to watch idly as their brothers, husbands, and sons fought in the bloodiest war of America's history. Women Who Dare: Women of the Civil War celebrates women of both the North and the South whose courage and daring brought them into the fray, whether by donning men's clothes and fighting as soldiers.

"This book is extremely well-researched and is a wonderful compilation of biographies that highlight the important and daring work of these brave women. It is a worthwhile contribution to Civil War spying scholarship." - Civil War News.

From the Publisher. The reader will buy into the fact that truth is stranger than fiction. New York Journal. Stealing Secrets: How a Few Daring Women Changed the Fate of the Civil War H. Donald Winkler, Cumberland, $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

This article is more than 6 years old. True stories of daring women during the Civil War. Best-selling author Karen Abbott shares their exploits in a new book: “Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy.”. Stealing Secrets: How a Few Daring Women Deceived Generals, Impacted Battles, and Altered the Course of the Civil War by H.

Donald Winkler book review. Click to read the full review of Stealing Secrets: How a Few Daring Women Deceived Generals, Impacted Battles, and Altered the Course of the Civil War in New York Journal of Books.

Review written by JoAn Watson Martin. In the years before the Civil War, the lives of American women were shaped by a set of ideals that historians call “the Cult of True Womanhood.” .