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Author Monson, Marianne, 1975- author.

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

Publication Info. [Salt Lake City, Utah] : Shadow Mountain, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction    973.7082 MON    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    973.7082 MON    Available
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1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Description x, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 222-224).
Contents 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.
Summary 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.
Subject Women -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
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.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Title Women of the blue and gray
ISBN 9781629724157 hardcover ; alkaline paper $19.99
1629724157 hardcover ; alkaline paper $19.99

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