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6 edition of Women of the Civil War South found in the catalog.

Women of the Civil War South

personal accounts from diaries, letters, and postwar reminiscences

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Confederate States of America
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Confederate States of America -- Biography,
    • Women -- United States -- Biography,
    • Women -- Confederate States of America -- Social conditions,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects,
    • Confederate States of America -- Biography,
    • Confederate States of America -- Social conditions -- Sources

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-262) and index.

      Statementcompiled by Marilyn Mayer Culpepper.
      GenreBiography., Personal narratives, Confederate., Sources.
      ContributionsCulpepper, Marilyn Mayer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE484 .W66 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 267 p. ;
      Number of Pages267
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3677595M
      ISBN 100786416955
      LC Control Number2003017187

      One of the best-documented female soldiers is Sarah Edmonds. She was a Union soldier and worked during the Civil War as a nurse. Even though women weren’t legally allowed to fight in the Civil Author: Jess Righthand. Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War Drew Gilpin Faust, Author University of North Carolina Press $ (p) ISBN .

      Many Zouave units, considered to be elite soldiers, are featured prominently throughout Civil War history. Union women often showed their patriotism during the early years of the war by wearing Zouave-style jackets. Burhaus Family Papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries. Book: Southern Poems of the War, There were some Civil War women who wanted more excitement, and therefore became spies for their respective governments. Two of the most famous Civil War spies were Belle Boyd (above left) and Elizabeth Van Lew (above right). Other famous spies include Mary Bowser and Rose O'Neal Greenhow. Finally, there were some women who needed even more excitement, .

      : Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War: Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may Price: $   "This is a great book for those interested in African American history, women's studies, and Civil War, or the history of race relations in the U.S."—Grace Fill, Booklist "Hodes handles well the construction of sexual images of men and women of each race and class before and after the Civil War as well as the social and political uses to.


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Women of the Civil War South Download PDF EPUB FB2

After four years of war, the elite women came to hate the war as much as the soldiers who fought and died in large numbers. Once you read this outstanding book, you will understand how poorly prepared the South was to fight a Civil War that lasted more than a by: Eyewitness accounts from over 50 diaries of southern women facing the hardships of the Civil War.

Includes voices of slave women. As Yankee soldiers plundered, and starvation stalked the land, they hid food and heirlooms in wells and swamps. They watched Atlanta and Georgia burn and fed hungry children/5().

The Women's War In the South: Recollections and Reflections of the American Civil War Paperback – February 1, by Martin Harry Greenberg (Editor), Charles V.

Waugh (Editor), Catherine Clinton (Introduction) & 0 more4/5(1). 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().

Unvanquished: How the Women of the South Survived the Civil War by Pippa Pralen is a great book of eye witness history that is amazing. What these women did to survive, what they saw, and to hear their tales is heartbreaking and amazing at the same time/5. The Civil War hit the wealthier white women of the South like a hammer blow.

They'd been raised to understand that they had no place in the public sphere: their roles in life were finding husbands and running a home (more precisely, managing the slaves who did the work), in return for which their husbands would support and protect them and make all the decisions.4/5.

The Civil War wrought cataclysmic changes in the lives of American Women on both sides of the conflict. Women in the Civil War demonstrates their enterprise, fortitude, and fierceness. In this revealing social history, Massey focuses on many famous women, including nurses Dorothea Dix, Clara Barton, and Mother Bickerdyke; spies Pauline Cushman and Belle Boyd; writers Louisa May Alcott, Julia Ward Howe, and Mary Chestnut Cited by: Women’s letters and diaries of the Civil War era mostly provide us with a privileged white view of the home front.

In the South, which is my area of specialization, white women wrote about their struggles to maintain domestic life in the face of mounting Confederate defeats, Union occupation, the loss of slaves, and a crippling economy of scarcity.

The Civil War wrought cataclysmic changes in the lives of American Women on both sides of the conflict. Women in the Civil War demonstrates their enterprise, fortitude, and fierceness. In this revealing social history, Massey focuses on many famous women, including nurses Dorothea Dix, Clara Barton, and Mother Bickerdyke; spies Pauline Cushman and Belle Boyd; writers/5.

More than women disguised themselves as men and fought in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. During the Civil War, however, American women turned their attention to the world outside the home.

Thousands of women in the North and South joined volunteer brigades and signed up to work as nurses. Before emancipation, the Civil War worsened the condition of many enslaved women in the South, though African American women from various regions helped the Union or abolitionist cause. Harriet Tubman, the famous Underground Railroad “conductor,” led an armed expedition in South Carolina, for example, and Susie King Taylor was an army nurse.

Women and War. Drew Gilpin Faust's Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War () is my choice from another wonderfully deep subfield. African-American soldiers. Joseph T. Glatthaar, Forged in Battle: The Civil War Alliance of Black Soldiers and White Officers ().

This is now a huge subfield, but Glaatthaar’s book is still. The scholarship on women's experiences in the U.S.

Civil War is rich and deep, but much of it remains regionally specific or subsumed in more general treatments of Northern and Southern peoples during the war. In a series of eight paired essays, scholars examine women's comparable experiences Brand: Kent State University Press.

Search books by title, author last name, keyword and ISBN Search. Bertram Wyatt-Brown, New York Review of Books. A dramatically revealing study of how the war altered these women's identities.

Josephine Humphreys, New York Times Book Review. Faust makes a major contribution to both Civil War historiography and women's studies in this outstanding analysis.

Publishers Weekly5/5(1). A wonderful book about women during the Civil War. This book focuses only on women of the slaveholding South, those women who were brought up to be dependent on their men, women unused to hard physical work, and how the war affected by: Women In The Civil War summary: There were many women playing important roles in the Civil War, including nurses, spies, soldiers, abolitionists, civil rights advocates and promoters of women’s suffrage.

Most women were engaged in supplying the troops with food, clothing, medical supplies, and even money through fundraising. This book takes an in-depth look at what life was like for middle and upper class white women of the South during the Civil War.

Quick review – 5 HUGE STARS. I LOVED this book and learned dozens of things I did not know before reading it. Subject material is both unique and in greater depth than other books on the topic. - The working traditions of the south and, the beautiful photos to capture the essence of those who have worked the hardest for so little.

See more ideas about History, Civil war history, Southern plantations pins. North and South is a s trilogy of best-selling novels by John Jakes which take place before, during, and after the American Civil War.

The saga tells the story of the enduring friendship between Orry Main of South Carolina and George Hazard of Pennsylvania, who become best friends while attending the United States Military Academy at West Point but later find Author: John Jakes.

JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON, A Civil War Biography, THE CIVIL WAR IN CULTURE David Blight. RACE AND REUNION: The Civil War in American Memory, Alice Fahs.

THE IMAGINED CIVIL WAR: Popular Literature of the North & South,Drew Gilpin Faust. THIS REPUBLIC OF SUFFERING: Death and the American Civil War, Stephen .Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War, by Drew Gilpin Faust, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, $ The Civil War caused severe upheavals in the lives of millions of Americans.

After four years of unprecedented slaughter, no one would be the same : Historynet Staff.HSP's collections provide an exceptional source of women’s writings during the Civil War years. The following guide provides an annotated resource for these records, which include diaries, correspondence, and account books kept by women and women's organizations prior to, during, and after the war.