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5 edition of Women Who Went to War found in the catalog.

Women Who Went to War

Eric Taylor

Women Who Went to War

1938-46 (Ulverscroft Large Print Series)

by Eric Taylor

  • 13 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Ulverscroft Large Print .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military - World War II,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Large Print

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages611
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9368350M
    ISBN 100708925456
    ISBN 109780708925454

    Sometime after these two relationships concluded, Lucy married Reuben Kelly, a freedman. Keeping to themselves certainly helped maintain the secret. According to Kelly, they were married "by a preacher named Andrew Johnson. Reunited in Vicksburg, Lucy and Thomas legally married with an Union army chaplain officiating. Women took up factory jobs, working in the Indianapolis arsenal.

    Nixon's plantation, freedman Bram, age seventy-five, lived with his sixty-five-year-old wife, Fanny, and his two daughters, Judy and Silvy. Soon, readers demanded a sequel. An editorial in the Greencastle, Ind. The couple married in The land was hard to farm and the family nearly starved.

    Women dressed as men and went to war, went to sea, and participated actively in combat for as long as there have been people. He was buried right on the Randall plantation. Though it was supposed to be a communal farm, Bronson knew nothing about farming and refused to use animals to work the land. They did everything that men did.


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In the letter of one [female disguised as a male] prison guard, it said that there were three [other] women in the prison, one of whom was a major in the Union Army.

Extended families stayed Women Who Went to War book during slavery and long after the war ended. Freedmen almost always represented their families to the Freedmen's Bureau when the family brought a complaint to a bureau agent.

In many cases, pension examiners obtained other information from interviewing people white and black who knew the claimant. The testimonies within the pension file also describe the war experiences of African Americans who left their plantations to become free.

Among women, midwives possessed a special status since they aided women during the life-threatening as well as the life-giving experience of childbirth. Malenta's sisters, Nancy and Sarah Ann, also resided on the same plantation with their spouses and children. Former child soldier Ana is now a grown woman living with her thoroughly-American younger sister in New York, but she doesn't feel as though she can truly connect with anyone in the U.

The act of June 6,required no "other evidence of marriage than proof, satisfactory to the Commissioner of Pensions, that the parties have habitually recognized each other as man and wife, and lived together as such.

Even though it seems pretty outstanding that women were disguising themselves as men and going off to fight, it seems like actually they were accepted amongst their peers.

Women Who Went to War by Eric Taylor

Despite being limited in their roles, there was a great amount of respect between the men and women in the mixed batteries. As with Venus Williams, who was hired as a cook but whose employer also required her "to work in the field when necessary," many domestic servants were expected to provide agricultural labor at the discretion of the employer.

When she learned that her husband, Lucius, had enlisted in Women Who Went to War book Union Army, Alice Chapin became distraught. For freedwomen, the fight for more control over their labor took on an additional urgency because they wanted and needed more time for their families. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

William Shields to Merritt Barber, Dec. When the pension records are combined with those of the Freedmen's Bureau, a fuller story of freedwomen and how freedom Women Who Went to War book their lives from slavery emerges. Even if women were replacing jobs with the same skill level as a man, they were still paid significantly less due to their gender.

Life on the road suited the idealistic, optimistic Bronson, but he was a bad salesman and soon found himself in debt. According to ancient sources, several women participate in battle.

This important distinction meant that women did not tend to be nominated for medals of valour or bravery, because they were only awarded for "active operations against enemy in the field", which women could not take part in.

What was the motivation on the part of the women you studied? Even in the private moments of childbirth, women were connected to wider communities where they lived. As interest in social history developed, historians began to look at federal records in new ways.

The invasion of privacy of these women has given historians the opportunity to explore a world of family, marriage, sexuality, and friendships, often hidden by traditional sources.

Two of the most important collections for the study of formerly enslaved African American women are the Civil War soldiers pension files and the Freedmen's Bureau records.

Complaint books kept by bureau officials summarized problems brought to the bureau by freedmen and women. Many of the labor contracts were standard forms that delineated wages and obligations of employer and employee. Chapin had tried a number of occupations by the early s and made a successful living at none of them.Jul 11,  · The end of the war did not settle the women’s question.

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