~Rare original illustrated 1866 Civil War Women of the War Book Frank Moore

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  • Sold Date: Mar 26, 2013
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Women of the War; Their Heroism and Self-Sacrifice

Frank Moore
1866, Hartford S.S. Scranton
The object of this book is to gather and present and honor the women who gave aid and comfort to soldiers of the America's Civil War. The stories of over 40 women from the North who followed the men to the battlefields as aides, nurses, actual fighters, etc., some of whom spent time in Confederate prisons. The author does not spare the graphic, bloody imagery in his stories about female heroism and sacrifice during the Civil War.
Many high-quality steel engravings of heroines. Recognizes many individual women and social organizations such as Women's Central Relief Association and Soldier's Aid Societies in support of the Union army throughout the Civil War. Book in very good condition for it's 140+ years of age, buyer to pay $4 shipping, no reserve!

Included are:


Mary Brady

Kady Brownell

Mrs. P.B. Hurd

Margaret Breckinridge

Elida Rumsey Fowle

Bridget Divers

Isabella Fogg

Mary Lee

Major Pauline Cushman

Mrs. John Harris

Mary Shelton

Carrie Sheads

Mrs. Stephen Barker

Belle Reynolds

Charlotte McKay

Mary Morris Husband

Anna Maria Ross

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