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I'll pass for your comrade : women soldiers in the Civil War / Anita Silvey
Nonfiction Nonfiction | Clarion Books | c2008
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Imprint
New York : Clarion Books, c2008.
Descript
115 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents
The first Battle of Bull Run -- Reasons for becoming a soldier -- Enlisting in the military -- A soldier's life -- Women at Antietam -- Hospitals and prisons -- After the war.
Awards
A Junior Library Guild selection
Summary
Sarah Emma Edmonds enlisted because she believed in the Union cause; Melverina Peppercorn joined to stay near her twin brother. Although women were not allowed to enlist as soldiers in the Civil War, many disguised themselves as men and fought anyway.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 99-102) and index.
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ISBN
9780618574919 (hardcover)
0618574913 (hardcover)
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