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They fought like demons : women soldiers in the American Civil War /

DeAnne Blanton and Lauren M. Cook.

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Main Author: Blanton, DeAnne
Other Names: Cook, Lauren M.
Published: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2002.
Series: Conflicting worlds
Topics: Women soldiers - United States - History - 19th century.
Regions: United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Participation, Female. | United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Women.
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"Entrenched in secrecy" : women soldiers of the Civil War -- 1. "They fought like demons" : a military history of women in combat -- 2. "To dress and go as a soldier" : means and motivations -- 3. "A fine looking soldier" : life in the ranks -- 4. "Fairly earned her epaulettes" : women soldiers in the military service -- 5. "Why they detained her I can't imagine" : the prisoner of war experience -- 6. "I would rather have been shot dead" : women soldiers as casualties of war -- 7. "A congenital peculiarity" : women discovered in the ranks -- 8. "Romantic young ladies " : female soldiers in the public consciousness -- 9. When Jennie came marching home : women soldiers in the postwar years -- 10. Beyond heroes or harlots : the changing historical perspective -- "I love my country" : a summation of women's military service.

Table of Contents for: They fought like demons : women soldiers