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Capital dames : the Civil War and the women of Washington, 1848-1868

Roberts, Cokie (author.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 973.7082 R643c 2015 (Text) 33126020162040 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Erlanger Branch 973.7082 R643c 2015 (Text) 33126019896673 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch 973.7082 R643c 2015 (Text) 33126019896665 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062199287
  • ISBN: 0062002775
  • ISBN: 9780062002778
  • ISBN: 0062002767
  • ISBN: 9780062002761
  • Physical Description: x, 494 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note: Map on lining papers.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-492).
Formatted Contents Note: Meet the women of Washington, 1848-1856 -- Jessie runs for president but Harriet takes the White House and Mary Jane reports, 1856-1858 -- Varina leads and leaves as Abby drops by, 1859-1861 -- Rose goes to jail, Jessie goes to the White House, Dorothea goes to work, 1861 -- Rose is released, Clara goes to war, Louisa May briefly nurses, 1862 -- Lizzie reports on the action, Janet goes to camp, Louisa takes charge, 1863 -- Anna speaks, Jessie campaigns (again), Sojourner visits, 1864 -- One Mary leaves, one Mary hangs, and Lois writes about it all, 1865 -- Virginia and Varina return, Sara survives, Mary is humiliated, Kate loses, 1866-1868.
Summary, etc.: "Roberts marks the sesquicentennial of the Civil War by offering a ... look at Washington, D.C., and the experiences, influence, and contributions of its women during this momentous period of American history"
Subject: Women United States History 19th century
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) Biography
United States History 1815-1861 Biography
Women Political activity United States History 19th century
Politicians' spouses Washington (D.C.) Biography
Women Washington (D.C.) Biography
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Biography
Washington (D.C.) History Civil War, 1861-1865
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Women
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