Tara Revisited

Tara Revisited

Women, War & the Plantation Legend

eBook - 1997
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"Cutting through romantic myth, this captivating volume combines period photographs and illustrations with new documentary sources to tell the real story of southern women during the Civil War. Drawing from a wealth of poignant letters, diaries, slave narratives, and other accounts, Catherine Clinton provides a vivid social and cultural history of the diverse communities of Southern women during the Civil War: the heroic African-American women who struggled for freedom, the tireless nurses who faced gruesome duties, the intriguing handful who donned uniforms, and those brave women who spied and even died for the Confederacy."--From publisher.
Publisher: New York : Abbeville Press, [1997], c1995.
Edition: 1st pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780789260116
Characteristics: 1 online resource (240 p.) : ill., map.
Subjects: Central Collection.
Confederate States of America -- History -- Sources.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women.
Women -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Plantation life -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Women -- Confederate States of America.
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