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From 1861 through 1865, southern women fought a war within awar. While most of their efforts involved activities such as rollingbandages and organizing charity fairs, many women in the Confederacy, particularly in border states, challenged Federal authority in more directways: smuggling maps, medicine, and munitions; aiding deserters; spying;feeding Confederate bushwhackers; cutting Federal telegraph wires. ThomasP. Lowry's investigation into some 75,000 Federal From 1861 through 1865, southern women fought a war within awar. While most of their efforts involved activities such as rollingbandages and organizing charity fairs, many women in the Confederacy, particularly in border states, challenged Federal authority in more directways: smuggling maps, medicine, and munitions; aiding deserters; spying;feeding Confederate bushwhackers; cutting Federal telegraph wires. ThomasP. Lowry's investigation into some 75,000 Federal courts-martial-uncoveredin National Archives files and mostly unexamined since the Civil War-bringsto light women caught up in the inexorable Unionist judicial machinery. Their stories, published here for the first time, often in first-persontestimony, compose a remarkable picture of courage and resourcefulness inthe face of social, military, and legal constraints. Lowry focuses on 120women who were convicted of war-related offenses against the U.S. army orgovernment. The court records tell of unusual pluck and bravado amongwomen ranging from plantation elites and city dwellers to impoverishedindividuals from the margins of southern society. Their crimes includedspying and smuggling, desecrating the U.S. flag, participating in invalidmarriages to Union soldiers, and managing brothels in which Federalsoldiers contracted venereal diseases. Rarest, and perhaps most intriguingof all, are cases in which women took part in armed robberies dressed asmen or they concealed documents inside their bodies. Many of the convictsspent time in the little-known Fitchburg Female Prison in Massachusetts. Atlong last giving these women their place in the pages of history, Lowryshows them striking-and receiving-a blow for the Confederate cause, againstthe conventions of passive femininity. Confederate Heroines brings a newand surprising perspective on the conduct of the Civil War. Books, History~~United States~~General, Confederate-Heroines~~Thomas-P-Lowry, 1020828, Confederate Heroines: 120 Southern Women Convicted by Union Military Justice, Thomas P. Lowry, 0807129909, Louisiana State University Press, , , , , Louisiana State University Press

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[EAN: 9780807129906], [SC: 5.0], History|United States|Civil War Period (1850-1877), Jacket, Baton Rouge :. Louisiana State University Press, 2006. Hardcover. Dustjacket. 212 pp. - From 1861 through 1865, southern women fought a war within a war. While most of their efforts involved activities such as rolling bandages and organizing charity fairs, many women in the Confederacy, particularly in border states, challenged Federal authority in more direct ways: smuggling maps, medicine, and munitions; aiding deserters; spying; feeding Confederate bushwhackers; cutting Federal telegraph wires. Thomas P. Lowry's investigation into some 75,000 Federal courts-martial uncovered in National Archives files and mostly unexamined since the Civil War brings to light women caught up in the inexorable Unionist judicial machinery. Their stories, published here for the first time, often in first-person testimony, compose a remarkable picture of courage and resourcefulness in the face of social, military, and legal constraints. Lowry focuses on 120 women who were convicted of war-related offenses against the U.S. army or government. The court records tell of unusual pluck and bravado among women ranging from plantation elites and city dwellers to impoverished individuals from the margins of southern society. Their crimes included spying and smuggling, desecrating the U.S. flag, participating in invalid marriages to Union soldiers, and managing brothels in which Federal soldiers contracted venereal diseases. Rarest, and perhaps most intriguing of all, are cases in which women took part in armed robberies dressed as men or they concealed documents inside their bodies. Many of the convicts spent time in the little-known Fitchburg Female Prison in Massachusetts. At long last giving these women their place in the pages of history, Lowry shows them striking and receiving a blow for the Confederate cause, against the conventions of passive femininity. Condition : fine copy (as new). ISBN 9780807129906 KEYWORDS: RECHT, *2015-40 rechtsgeschiedenis, [PU: Louisiana State University Press]

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[EAN: 9780807129906], [SC: 5.0], History|United States|Civil War Period (1850-1877), Jacket, Baton Rouge :. Louisiana State University Press, 2006. Hardcover. Dustjacket. 212 pp. - From 1861 through 1865, southern women fought a war within a war. While most of their efforts involved activities such as rolling bandages and organizing charity fairs, many women in the Confederacy, particularly in border states, challenged Federal authority in more direct ways: smuggling maps, medicine, and munitions; aiding deserters; spying; feeding Confederate bushwhackers; cutting Federal telegraph wires. Thomas P. Lowry's investigation into some 75,000 Federal courts-martial uncovered in National Archives files and mostly unexamined since the Civil War brings to light women caught up in the inexorable Unionist judicial machinery. Their stories, published here for the first time, often in first-person testimony, compose a remarkable picture of courage and resourcefulness in the face of social, military, and legal constraints. Lowry focuses on 120 women who were convicted of war-related offenses against the U.S. army or government. The court records tell of unusual pluck and bravado among women ranging from plantation elites and city dwellers to impoverished individuals from the margins of southern society. Their crimes included spying and smuggling, desecrating the U.S. flag, participating in invalid marriages to Union soldiers, and managing brothels in which Federal soldiers contracted venereal diseases. Rarest, and perhaps most intriguing of all, are cases in which women took part in armed robberies dressed as men or they concealed documents inside their bodies. Many of the convicts spent time in the little-known Fitchburg Female Prison in Massachusetts. At long last giving these women their place in the pages of history, Lowry shows them striking and receiving a blow for the Confederate cause, against the conventions of passive femininity. Condition : als nieuw. ISBN 9780807129906[KEYWORDS: RECHT, *, *2015-40 rechtsgeschiedenis, [PU: Louisiana State University Press]

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[EAN: 9780807129906], [SC: 7.17], History|United States|Civil War Period (1850-1877), Jacket, Baton Rouge :. Louisiana State University Press, 2006. Hardcover. Dustjacket. 212 pp. - From 1861 through 1865, southern women fought a war within a war. While most of their efforts involved activities such as rolling bandages and organizing charity fairs, many women in the Confederacy, particularly in border states, challenged Federal authority in more direct ways: smuggling maps, medicine, and munitions; aiding deserters; spying; feeding Confederate bushwhackers; cutting Federal telegraph wires. Thomas P. Lowry's investigation into some 75,000 Federal courts-martial uncovered in National Archives files and mostly unexamined since the Civil War brings to light women caught up in the inexorable Unionist judicial machinery. Their stories, published here for the first time, often in first-person testimony, compose a remarkable picture of courage and resourcefulness in the face of social, military, and legal constraints. Lowry focuses on 120 women who were convicted of war-related offenses against the U.S. army or government. The court records tell of unusual pluck and bravado among women ranging from plantation elites and city dwellers to impoverished individuals from the margins of southern society. Their crimes included spying and smuggling, desecrating the U.S. flag, participating in invalid marriages to Union soldiers, and managing brothels in which Federal soldiers contracted venereal diseases. Rarest, and perhaps most intriguing of all, are cases in which women took part in armed robberies dressed as men or they concealed documents inside their bodies. Many of the convicts spent time in the little-known Fitchburg Female Prison in Massachusetts. At long last giving these women their place in the pages of history, Lowry shows them striking and receiving a blow for the Confederate cause, against the conventions of passive femininity. Condition : as new copyISBN 9780807129906[KEYWORDS: RECHT*, *2015-40 rechtsgeschiedenis, [PU: Louisiana State University Press]

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Confederate Heroines: 120 Southern Women Convicted by Union Military Justice

During the Civil War, southern women fought a war within a war. While most of their efforts involved legal activities, many women in the Confederacy challenged Federal authority in more direct and dangerous ways. Here are their stories, many in first-person testimonies.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780807129906
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0807129909
Hardcover
Publishing year: 2006
Publisher: LOUISIANA ST UNIV
212 Pages
Weight: 0,435 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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