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Civil War Women Spies for the North
Women Spies for the Union American society was still quite Victorian in many ways during the 1860s. Therefore, women spies were not as l...
Civil War Spy and Theater Actress Pauline Cushman, a Union spy, was born Harriet Wood on June 10, 1833, in New Orleans and spent some of her...
Lottie and Ginnie Moon: Confederate Spies
Born Charlotte and Virginia, the Moon sisters were from Virginia, the daughters of a doctor. In the 1830s, the family moved to Oxford, O...
First Female Private Investigator The person in this photo is believed to be Kate Warne. of AIt was cropped from a larger photo of Alla...
One of the First Women Artists in the United States Vinnie Ream (1847–1914) was an American sculptor whose most famous work was the stat...
Sarah Emma Edmonds
Union Nurse, Soldier and Spy Offended by the idea of slavery, when the first call for volunteers came from President Abraham Lincoln, Sa...
Esther Hill Hawks
Army Physician During the Civil War Dr. Esther Hill Hawks was an army physician and a teacher during the Civil War. A woman ahead of her...
Civil War Women Doctors
Civil War Women in Medicine It is unclear how many women were working as physicians in the United States before the Civil War. In the mi...
Ellen Mary Marcy McClellan
Wife of Union General George B. McClellan A young lieutenant, George B. McClellan, was very fond of his commanding officer's young d...
Mary Anna Morrison Jackson
Wife of General 'Stonewall' Jackson Anna met her future husband while visiting her sister, Isabella Morrison Hill, wife of future Co...
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