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?

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

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

  2. 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,

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