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Women in the American Revolution|Jeanne Munn Bracken
Women in the American Revolution
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This popular anthology of letters, journals, eyewitness accounts, poetry, and illustrations tells the story of the colonial women and wives of the British and Hessian forces who contributed to the war effort. Most women carried on with their daily tasks at home, but many took action by boycotting British goods or following their men into war -- as cooks, nurses, and care-givers. Some, like Deborah Sampson, disguised themselves as men and joined the battle. The records of Martha Washington, Molly Pitcher, and the Hessian Baroness von Riedesel add insight into the role of women during the Revolution.

 

  • ISBN-13: 9781878668738
  • ISBN-10: 1878668730
  • Publisher: History Compass
  • Publish Date: September 1997
  • Dimensions: 7.2 x 5.2 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.17 pounds
  • Page Count: 64