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Unpublished: Chatting about Civil War Women’s Writings

A couple weeks ago, a few of the women at Emerging Civil War discussed unpublished primary sources on a Zoom call. The conversation lasted nearly two hours and rambled a bit. While the notes have been lightly edited for brevity … Continue reading

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Book Review: Josie Underwood’s Civil War Diary

Josie Underwood (Nancy Disher Baird, ed) Josie Underwood’s Civil War Diary University Press of Kentucky $26.00 The story of how Josie Underwood’s Civil War Diary came to be published is just as remarkable as the diary itself. The Preface of … Continue reading

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“Dedicated to the Study of Women’s Roles in the Civil War” — An Interview with Janet Whaley

ECW Editor Sarah Kay Bierle had a chance to ask some questions to Janet Whaley, a board Member at the Society for Women and The Civil War. We’re pleased to share their conversation. Q: Can you tell us a little … Continue reading

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For Mother’s Day: “If All That Has Been Said”

President Lincoln made some remarks at the Patent Office Fair in Washington City, an event had been organized to raise funds for the Union war effort and support the work of the U.S. Christian Commission. Mrs. Lincoln and Robert also … Continue reading

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