Outrageous Women of Civil War Times
By (author) Mary Rodd Furbee
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Outrageous Women of Civil War Times by Mary Rodd Furbee
Book DescriptionFascinating true stories of the most amazing women in American history They were pioneers and trailblazers, spies and ex-slaves, reformers and first ladies. They became America's first women nurses, doctors, preachers, and voters. These Outrageous Women of Civil War Times braved the battlefield, fought for their rights, wrote inspiring works-and became heroines! Among the outrageous women you'll meet are: Belle Boyd-a spy for the confederacy who dodged a hail of bullets to deliver key information to General Stonewall Jackson Susan B. Anthony-the pioneering women's rights crusader who broke the law in order to vote for Ulysses S. Grant for president Clara Barton-who cared for Civil War soldiers on the battlefield and founded the American Red Cross Harriet Tubman-the runaway slave who led hundreds to freedom on the Underground Railroad
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471229261
(234mm x 193mm x 8mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 20-May-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mary Rodd Furbee
Outrageous Women of the American Frontier, Paperback (March 2002)
Incredible true stories of the most amazing women in American history They were courageous, resourceful pioneers, enduring and adventurous. They made arduous journeys, carved careers out of the wilderness, defied conventions, and fought for their freedom. They were community leaders, artists, and entrepreneurs.
Outrageous Women of Colonial America, Paperback (April 2001)» View all books by Mary Rodd Furbee
Introduces readers to a refreshing assortment of brave American women of colonial times. This title presents stories of such remarkable colonial women as Mumbet, a slave who won her freedom in a Massachusetts courtroom in the 1780s; and, more.
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Author Biography - Mary Rodd Furbee
MARY RODD FURBEE is a writing and journalism instructor at West Virginia University School of Journalism. She is the author of several children's books, including Outrageous Women of Colonial America and Outrageous Women of the American Frontier, both from Wiley.
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