Civil War Sisterhood: The U.S. Sanitary Commission and Women's Politics in Transition download epub
by Judith Ann Giesberg
The Civil War-era . Sanitary Commission (USSC) was the largest wartime benevolent institution.
The Civil War-era . Drawing on Sanitary Commission documents and memoirs.
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Giesberg, Judith Ann. Civil War Sisterhood: The . Mark Twain in his book "Roughing It" has a small section, Chapter 43, on the activities of the Commission in Virginia City, NV. Sanitary Commission and Women's Politics in Transition (2006). A Furor of Benevolence. Sanitary Commission (USSC) was the largest wartime benevolent institution
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CIVIL WAR SISTERHOOD. Sanitary Commission and Women's Politics in Transition. by Judith Ann Giesberg. Historians have gradually been recovering the record of women's public activism in the US. But one of the greatest social service institutions in the nation's past, the Civil War–era United States Sanitary Commission (with its 7,000 affiliated soldiers’ aid societies in which women played a central role) has remained largely unknown. Drawing on Sanitary Commission documents and memoirs, the author details how northern elite and middle-class women's experiences in and influence over the USSC formed the impetus for later reform efforts.
Judith Giesberg is professor of history at Villanova University and author of Civil War Sisterhood: The United States Sanitary Commission and Women's Politics in Transition. One fee. Stacks of books.
In 2000, Judith Ann Giesberg wrote the book "Civil War Sisterhood: The . It's not a long read, and it does tell all you might want to know about the USSC It's printed by Northeastern University Press ISBN 1-55553-434-1. The changes began during the Civil War and continued long after, as women recognized the power and ability they had and chose to pursue worthy goals beyond supporting the Armies fighting the Confederacy.
Judith Ann Giesberg, Civil War Sisterhood: The . Sanitary Commission and Womens’ Politics in Transition (Boston, Northeastern University Press, 2000). 4. On the role of women in antebellum women to partisan politics see, Elizabeth Varon, We Mean to Be Counted : White Women and Politics and Antebellum Virginia (Chapter Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1998)Google Scholar. Michael D. Pierson, Free Hearts and Free Homes: Gender and American Antislavery Politics (Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina, 1991).
Dorothy and Carl J. Schneider, Into the Breach: American Women Overseas in World War I (New York: Viking, 1991).