Women During the Civil War: An Encyclopedia

Women During the Civil War: An Encyclopedia

By: Judith E. Harper (author)Paperback

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For more information, including a full list of entries, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Women During the Civil War website. Women During the Civil War: An Encyclopedia is the first A-Z reference work to offer a panoramic presentation of the contributions, achievements, and personal stories of American women during one of the most turbulent eras of the nation's history. Incorporating the most recent scholarship as well as excerpts from diaries, letters, newspapers, and other primary source documents, this Encyclopedia encompasses the wartime experiences of famous and lesser-known women of all ethnic groups and social backgrounds throughout the United States during the Civil War era.

About Author

Judith E. Harper is an independent scholar and professional writer specializing in American history. She is the author of Susan B. Anthony: A Biographical Companion and African-Americans During the Revolutionary War. She has contributed articles to the Encyclopedia of New England Culture, the Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery, Gay and Lesbian Biography and Feminist Writers.


List of Entries: *Abolitionists *African-American Women *Agricultural Women *Alcott, Louisa May *Anthony, Susan B. *Antietam (Sharpsburg), Battle of *Artists *Barton, Clara *Battle of the Handkerchiefs *Bickerdyke, Mary Ann Ball *Blalock, Malinda *Bowser, Mary Elizabeth *Boyd, Belle *Bread Rebellions *Brown, Clara *Brownell, Kady *Business Women *Camp Life *Carroll, Anna Ella *Cary, Mary Ann Shadd *Cashier, Albert D.J. (Jennie Hodgers) *Catholic Nuns *Chesnut, Mary Boykin *Child, Lydia Maria *Contraband Relief Assoc. *Contraband Women *Coppin, Fanny Jackson *Courtship and Marriage *Cumming, Kate *Cushman, Pauline *Davis, Rebecca Harding *Davis, Varina Howell *Diaries *Dickey, Sarah Ann *Dickinson, Anna *Dickinson, Emily *Dix, Dorothea *Doctors *Draft Riots *Edmonds, Sarah Emma *Edmondson, Belle *Education *Etheridge, Annie *Evans, Augusta Jane *Family Life *Fern, Fanny *Fort Sumter *Forten, Charlotte *Fremont, Jessie Benton *General Order No. 28 *Gettysburg, Battle of *Gibbons, Abby Hopper *Girlhood and Adolescence *Government Girls *Greenhow, Rose O'Neal *Guerrilla War *Gunboat Societies *Hale, Sarah Josepha *Hamilton, Gail *Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins *Haviland, Laura Smith *Hawks, Esther Hill *Hopkins, Juliet Opie *Hospital Ships *Howe, Julia Ward *Immigrant Women *Industrial Women *Invasion and Occupation *Jacobs, Harriet *Keckley, Elizabeth *Kemble, Fanny *Larcom, Lucy *LeConte, Emma *Lewis, Edmonia *Lincoln, Mary Todd *Literary Women *Livermore, Mary Ashton Rice *McCord, Louisa Cheves *Mexican-American Women *Military Women *Mitchell, Maria *Morgan, Sarah *Mormon Women *Mountain Charley *Native-American Women *Nurses *Patriotism *Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer *Pember, Phoebe Levy *Phillips, Eugenia Levy *Pleasant, Mary Ellen *Prostitutes *Ream, Vinnie *Refugees *Religion *Remond, Sarah Parker *Roswell Women *Sanitary Fairs *Secession *Sherman's March to the Sea *Slater, Sarah *Slavery and Emancipation *Soldiers' Aid Societies *Spies and Espionage *Stanton, Elizabeth Cady *Stowe, Harriet Beecher *Surratt, Mary *Swisshelm, Jane Grey *Taylor, Susie Baker King *Teachers of the Freedpeople *Tompkins, Sally *Treasury Girls *Truth, Sojourner *Tubman, Harriet *Turchin, Nadine Lvova *United States Christian Commission *United States Sanitary Commission *Van Lew, Elizabeth *Velazquez, Loreta Janeta *Vicksburg *Wakeman, Sarah Rosetta *Walker, Mary Edwards *Western Women *Woman's Central Association of Relief *Woman's National Loyal League *Women and Politics *Women's Rights Movement *Zakrzewska, Marie

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780415955744
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 552
  • ID: 9780415955744
  • weight: 953
  • ISBN10: 0415955742

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