~Rare original illustrated 1866 Civil War Women of the War Book Frank Moore
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Women of the War; Their Heroism and Self-SacrificeFrank 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:FannyRicketts 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 ... read more