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Women of the Civil War by Kellie Johnson.           DISCLAIMER
Women of the Civil War

Belle Boyd, aka  "La Belle Rebelle"
She worked as a spy for the Confederacy and also 
served as a courier and scout for Col. John S. Mosby's guerrillas
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[ Linked at Univ. of N.C. ]
Louisa May Alcott Most famous for writting Little Women USD
Ida B. Wells-Barnett A fearless anti-lynching crusader, suffragist, women's rights advocate, journalist, and speaker
Clara Barton The first President of the American Red Cross USD
Carrie Berry (Her diary) See the civil war through the eyes of a ten year old girl in Atlanta, Georgia
Malinda Blalock She fought along side her husband as a Union soldier USD
Mary Ann Shadd (Cary) A free black who was later appointed Army recruiting officer to enlist black volunteers in the state of Indiana. USD
Katie Chase The "belle of Washington Society" during the turbulent days of the US Civil War USD
Frances Clalin Photographs as a woman and as a man USD
Kate Cummings Began her work as a volunteer nurse during the battlefield of Shiloh
Pauline Cushman An actress turned spy USD
Sarah Morgan Dawson A young Southern belle who lost everything in the war, including two brothers who died the same week USD
Dorthea Dix Was instrumental in establishing libraries in prisons and numerous mental hospitals
Sarah Emma Edmonds Disguised as a man, she fought in the Second Michigan Infantry
Rose O'Neal Greenhow One of the most renowned spies in the Civil War
Jennie Hodgers Fighting as a man, no person ever found out her true identity -- she even voted in a presidential election before women were given the right to vote USD
Julia Ward Howe Writer, poet, leader for suffrage, reformer, and author of "Battle Hymn of the Republic" USD
Harriet A. Jacobs An escaped slave who hid in a crawl space in her grandmother's attic for seven years before escaping to the north.  (Used pen name of Linda Brent )
Mary Todd Lincoln Wife of President Abraham Lincoln
Elizabeth Van Lew An eccentric Union spy
Phoebe Yates Levy Pember A dedicated nurse who became the chief matron of the 2nd division of Richmond's Chimborazo Hospital USD
Emeline Pigott She would entertain Union soldiers, only to get confidential information from them and give it to the Confederates USD
Harriet Beecher Stowe Most famous for writing Uncle Tom's Cabin USD
Mary Surratt Accused, tried, and found guilty of assassinating President Abraham Lincoln USD
Mary Church Terrell A teacher with a cause
Sarah E. Thompson Worked along side her husband assembling and organizing union sympathizers USD
Sally Louisa Tompkins Appointed Captain of Cavalry, making her the only woman to hold a commission in the Confederate States Army USD
Sojourner Truth Slave turned female abolitionist USD
Harriet Tubman The most famous conductor on the Underground Railroad USD
Loreta Janeta Velazquez She fought in the Battles of Bull Run, Ball's Bluff, Fort Donelson, and Shiloh until her secret was discovered
Ginnie Wade  (or Jennie) During the Battle of Gettysburg, she was killed by a stray bullet while she was making bread.
Sarah Rosetta Wakeman aka Lyons Wakeman
Mary Edwards Walker Medal of Honor Awardee, Surgeon, Spy USD
Flags of the American Civil War
Historical and military map of the border and southern states
Map of the United States in 1895
Bibliography     via USD