By M. Cordell

those ladies took motion in lots of methods: disguised as squaddies, operating as box medics, as spies risking loss of life to safe or go alongside details, and extra. Contextualizing sidebars and Civil battle historical past are woven seamlessly all through, giving scholars a transparent evaluate of the warfare as well as the highlight on frequently missed women's roles. additionally incorporated are a variety of old pictures, resource notes, and a bibliography, making this a useful source for any student's or heritage buff's bookshelf.

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