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The Resource Women of the blue and gray : true Civil War stories of mothers, medics, soldiers, and spies, Marianne Monson

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

Label
Women of the blue and gray : true Civil War stories of mothers, medics, soldiers, and spies
Title
Women of the blue and gray
Title remainder
true Civil War stories of mothers, medics, soldiers, and spies
Statement of responsibility
Marianne Monson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"North, South, black, white, Native American, immigrant--the women in these micro-drama biographies are wives, mothers, sisters, and friends whose purposes ranged from supporting husbands and sons during wartime to counseling President Lincoln on strategy, from tending to the wounded on the battlefield to spiriting away slaves through the Underground Railroad, from donning a uniform and fighting unrecognized alongside the men to working as spies for either side" --Dust jacket flap
Summary
Describes the roles of women during the Civil War, from family members supporting soldiers during wartime to abolitionists spiriting away slaves on the Underground Railroad and nurses tending to the wounded on the battlefields
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10692358
Cataloging source
UPB/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Monson, Marianne
Dewey number
973.7082
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
E628
LC item number
.M67 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Women
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
true Civil War stories of mothers, medics, soldiers, and spies
Label
Women of the blue and gray : true Civil War stories of mothers, medics, soldiers, and spies, Marianne Monson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 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
Control code
21443555
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 230 pages
Isbn
9781629724157
Lccn
2018001451
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Label
Women of the blue and gray : true Civil War stories of mothers, medics, soldiers, and spies, Marianne Monson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 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
Control code
21443555
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 230 pages
Isbn
9781629724157
Lccn
2018001451
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits

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