Capital Dames

Capital Dames

The Civil War and the Women of Washington 1848-1868

Audiobook CD - 2015 | Unabridged.
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With the outbreak of the Civil War, the small, social Southern town of Washington, D.C., found itself caught between warring sides in a four-year battle to determine the future of the United States. Much has been written about the men who defined the course of the war, but the role of America's women in the conflict has been given short shrift. Capital Dames introduces the resilient and remarkable women who remained in America's capital after the declaration of secession, chronicling their experiences during this momentous period of our country's history--and the transformation of a Southern society town into a center of national power, activism, and change.
Publisher: [Ashland, Oregon] :, Blackstone Audio, Inc. :, [New York] ;, Harper Audio,, 2015.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9780062402240
9781481534758
9781481534741
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio
digital,optical,stereo
12 audio discs ( 14 hours, 30 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary: With the outbreak of the Civil War, the small, social Southern town of Washington, D.C., found itself caught between warring sides in a four-year battle to determine the future of the United States. Much has been written about the men who defined the course of the war, but the role of America's women in the conflict has been given short shrift. Capital Dames introduces the resilient and remarkable women who remained in America's capital after the declaration of secession, chronicling their experiences during this momentous period of our country's history--and the transformation of a Southern society town into a center of national power, activism, and change.

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