Question of the Week 11/16 – 22

This week’s QotW comes from Dan Welch who asks:

In your opinion, who was the most influential woman of the Confederacy? What about the Union?

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3 Responses to Question of the Week 11/16 – 22

  1. Charles Martin says:

    Mary Chesnut from today’s standpoint, Phoebe Pender at the time (female administrator at Chimborazo

  2. Meg Groeling says:

    Phoebe Pender for the Confederacy, or early in the war, Rose Greenhow–Mrs. Davis did little, actually. I think perhaps Mrs. Lincoln for the Union, although I think Kate Chase might be miffed at my suggestion,

  3. Chris Kolakowski says:

    Clara Barton for the USA, Phoebe Pember for the CSA.

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