Women and the War


Women and the War

Alice Thompson

Alice Thompson, an example of the courageous women of the South. Picking up a fallen battleflag and rallying the Confederate soldiers. From the 1900 issue of Confederate Veteran --   On the morning of March 3, 1863, the battle of Thompson Station was fought. Before day the inhabitants of this little village were in great [...]

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Fannie Battle

Fannie Battle: Confederate ‘spy’ turned social reformer By: MIKE WEST, Managing Editor Posted: Sunday, March 22, 2009 Mary Frances (Fannie) Battle is best known as a social reformer who established one of the first day care centers in America. But she was also a Confederate spy. Born in the Cane Ridge community near the Davidson/Rutherford [...]

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Civil War Women

Click below to find out what women wore in the Civil War era, along with much more. http://www.freewebs.com/thecivilwarlady/index.htm

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Rebel, Yes.

Rebel, yes, but was she a useful spy? By Peter Cliffe SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES On March 17, 1863, Lt. Col. John Pelham, commanding the Horse Artillery, Cavalry Division, of Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, was struck by a shell fragment at Kelly's Ford, dying shortly after at Culpeper. Among the [...]

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Women Were There

Women In The Civil War - Women Were There The War Between the States was also a war between brothers, cousins, friends and neighbors - and some of them were women. We know from certain military records, antique books, and lately some newer books, that women served as nurses, as Union and Confederate soldiers, and [...]

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Reenactors Tell

Women in the Civil War; reenactors tell their story By Richard Lyman Correspondent CAREY - This year's Carey Festival once again played host to the 21st Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery, a reenactment of the original unit from the Civil War. One of the features of this year's reenactment was the vivandieres, the women who served [...]

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Women And The War

Dixie Girls & The War For Southern Independence Many times history tends to leave out, or forget very important facts. We believe that the great Southern Women of the War For Southern Independence have suffered such an injustice. We hope that the links provided here will shed some light on this wonderful topic.

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Clara Barton’s Page

Clara Barton is best known as being the founder of the American Red Cross and, prior to this significant achievement, as a nurse who tended to countless wounded soldiers on Civil War battlefields. Click on the link below to know more about this Confederate heroine. http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Aegean/6732/cb.html

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Mary Custis Lee

The Life of Mary Custis Lee By Kimberly J. Largent Part I: Growing Up at Arlington Mary Custis Lee, great-granddaughter of First Lady Martha Washington, has been often portrayed in a negative light wherever her name appears in the annals. It is written that her debilitating arthritis turned her into a constant complainer and that [...]

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Female Defenders

Female 'Company' Defends Town Against Raiders  RE: NANCY HARTS by R. Chris Cleaveland Confederate General Robert E. Lee had surrendered his Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox on April 12, effectively ending the Civil War. But 13,000 troops under Brigadier General James Wilson of the Union Military Division of the Mississippi, better known as Wilson's [...]

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