Women of the Civil War Armies.
Leonard. During the Civil War, women worked as spies, as daughters of the regiment and also as male soldiers to play a heroic part in the conflict. This book includes the stories of Belle Boyd, Confederate loyalist; Sarah Emma Edmunds, who enlisted and fought at Fredericksburg; and many other courageous women. It investigates why they chose unconventional ways to help their cause and shows how they were able to break through the traditional barriers of Victorian womanhood. 368 pgs., 5"x 7¾", sfbd