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A Woman's War

Southern Women, Civil War, and the Confederate Legacy
Edward D. C. Campbell, Jr. and Kim S. Rice. Foreword by Suzanne Lebsock


BUY Paper · 236 pp. · 8 × 11 · ISBN 9780813917399 · $27.50 · Mar 1997

Enhanced by excerpts from primary documents as well as numerous illustrations, this collection of essays by some of the country’s most prominent Civil War historians intends to move women to the center stage of Civil War history. Topics range from the experiences of female slave contrabandists, to the lives of rural refugee women, to the effects of the postwar era on African-American women, to the Civil War’s legacy in women’s suffrage movements.

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