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Daughters of the Union

Northern Women Fight the Civil War

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674060487

Publication Date: 03/18/2011

Short

352 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

12 halftones

World

  • Prologue: Summoned to War, Charged to Patriotism
  • 1. Loyalties in Conflict
  • 2. The Economic Battlefront
  • 3. Domesticity under Siege
  • 4. From Patriots to Partisans, and Back Again
  • 5. Aiding the Cause, Serving the State
  • 6. Saving the Sick, Healing the Nation
  • 7. Wartime Emancipation
  • 8. American Women and the Enduring Power of the State
  • Epilogue: An Ambiguous Legacy
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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