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Hearts at Home: Southern Women in the Civil War

By Linda C. Joseph - Posted Feb 15, 2012
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For February 15, 2012: Using diaries, newspapers, manuscripts, and other primary source material, Hearts at Home: Southern Women in the Civil War--a University of Virginia Library website --presents a composite sketch of southern women in the Civil War. From spies like Belle Boyd to women who helped communities in the war effort, stories emerge about life on the battlefront and life at home. Each vignette lends itself to classroom discussion and further research. Middle and high school students will find the stories fascinating. Don't miss this great resource.

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