women of the Confederacy

in which is presented the heroism of the women of the Confederacy with accounts of their trials during the War and the period of Reconstruction, with their ultimate triumph over adversity : their motives and their achievements as told by writers and orators now preserved in permanent form
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Women -- Confederate States of America, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Anecdotes, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 --
Statementby Rev. J.L. Underwood
GenreAnecdotes
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LC ClassificationsE487 .U55
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 313 p., [1] leaf of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14979001M
LC Control Number06037621

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(). This is a fresh, up close and personal look at the women of the Confederacy, and is fascinating, not only for its historical perspective, but its human and family perspective.

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See Cited by: 2. JONES, Secretary and Superintendent, Confederate Memorial Association, N. 29th Street. Richmond, Va., Janu I have carefully examined the manuscript of Mr. Underwood on “The Women of the Confederacy” and I take great pleasure in saying that in my judgment it is a book of very great interest and value, and if properly published and pushed I have no doubt that.

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women of the Confederacy book A Somervill] -- Examines the women that helped and survived with courage and strength where needed during the American Civil War. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Simkins, Francis Butler, Women of the Confederacy.

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Some chose to serve as nurses, helping wounded soldiers. Others worked secretly as spies or disguised themselves as men and enlisted in the Confederate Army. Enslaved women eagerly awaited their freedom, but didn't know what the future held. ~ Women Of The Confederacy ~ "I was never a Secessionist, for I quietly adopted father's views on political subjects without meddling with them.

But even father went over with his State, and when so many outrages were committed by the fanatical leaders of the North, though he regretted the Union, said, "Fight to the death for our liberty.".

The United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) is an American hereditary association of Southern women established in in Nashville, stated purposes of the organization includes the commemoration of Confederate soldiers and the funding of the erection of memorials to these men.

Many historians have described the organization's treatment of the Confederacy, along with its Founded at: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. Inthe United Daughters of the Confederacy erected a monument to the Ku Klux Klan in a town just outside Charlotte, North Carolina. Though the marker itself seems to Author: Kali Holloway.

These words are found in his “Introduction” of The Women of the Confederacy. He delivered a deeply heartfelt speech on “Confederate Women” in for the benefit of the Confederate Monument in Cuthbert, Georgia, which perhaps led to the idea of the book.

A Confederacy of Dunces is a picaresque novel by American novelist John Kennedy Toole which reached publication ineleven years after Toole's suicide. Published through the efforts of writer Walker Percy (who also contributed a foreword) and Toole's mother, Thelma, the book became first a cult classic, then a mainstream success; it earned Toole a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in Author: John Kennedy Toole.

Women in Gray is perfect for Civil War museum stores and gift shops, historic homes, or any tourist hot spot connected to the War or American history.

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Makes a great personal gift as well. For the serious Civil War buff, scholar, and historian the book includes endnotes, a bibliography, and an index.

This one-of-a-kind book is available in. Book tells story of ‘Angel of the Confederacy,’ female officer during Civil War. honoring Virginia women of achievement with its first seven bronze figures, was dedicated in November Author: Wilford Kale.

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The Women Of The Confederacy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.2/5. Fighting for the Union. With the outbreak of war inwomen and men alike eagerly volunteered to fight for the cause. In the Northern states, women organized ladies’. Confederate.

K likes. Preservation of Confederate history and Heritage, upholding Southern culture and way of life. Fighting for the flags of the ers: K. Another book, Women in the Civil War indicates two additional women fought on the side of the Confederacy at the battle.

One of the female Union soldiers was a woman from New York later identified as Mary Siezgle, but the other was a young teenage girl who still remains unidentified to. For young Civil War and espionage buffs, Women Civil War Spies of the Confederacy offers intrigue with stories about famous spies like Belle Boyd, Antonia Ford, and Rose O Neal.

These women and others used sass and smarts to gain valuable information beneficial to the Southern cause. A colorful and enlightening look at a rarely-told aspect of the conflict. Women of Missouri in the Civil War - Ebook written by Daughters of the Confederacy.

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Women of the Confederacy: a Mom-ument. Raleigh, North Carolina The year wasand the grounds of the North Carolina State Capitol already had three monuments to the Confederacy -- so why not make one more.

The "Women of the Confederacy" monument joined the state's official Confederate Monument, the monument to North Carolina's Rebel governor, and the monument to the first Rebel Location: W. Morgan St., Raleigh, NC.

The seven foot tall monument, made possible through a private donation, honors the hardships and sacrifices of North Carolina women during the Civil War. A bronze sculpture depicts an older woman, a grandmotherly figure, holding a book as she sits next to a young boy holding a sword.

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Their motives and achievements as told by writers and orators now preserved in permanent form. Then there’s Debra West Smith’s Young Heroes of the Confederacy, a subtler but still cringe-worthy ode to gallant young Southern men and their. Confederacy Women Spies of the Confederacy Before reading about either Boyd or Greenhow, it would be well to consult Edwin C.

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1 (Spring ): Description: The seven foot tall monument, made possible through a private donation, honors the hardships and sacrifices of North Carolina women during the Civil War. A bronze sculpture depicts an older woman, a grandmotherly figure, holding a book as she sits next to a young boy holding a sword.

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Thomas Taylor, chairman [and others], State Committee, Daughters of the Confederacy represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library.

The women of the Confederacy, in which is presented the heroism of the women of the Confederacy with accounts of their trials during the war and the period of Reconstruction, with their ultimate triumph over adversity.

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