They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers in the Civil War
September 09, 2003
5.22 X 0.62 X 8.02 inches | 0.62 pounds
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About the Author
DeAnne Blanton, a senior military archivist at the National Archives, specializes in nineteenth-century U.S. Army records. Lauren M. Cook, special assistant to the chancellor for university communications at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina, is the editor of An Uncommon Soldier: The Civil War Letters of Sarah Rosetta Wakeman, Alias Private Lyons Wakeman, 153rd Regiment, New York State Volunteers, 1862-1864.
"This book breaks new ground. . . . Documenting the service of more than 240 women soldiers . . . the authors show that courage and honor under fire were shared by men and women alike." - James M. McPherson, author of Battle Cry of Freedom "Detailed and convincing" -Smithsonian Magazine "A compelling book that belongs in every Civil War library." --Publishers Weekly