A history of women in the military from the Revolutionary War to present day. Includes extensive information for military women, past and present.
In the last few years, historians have become more and more aware of what was previously thought to be a limited phenomenon in the Civil War: the incidence of women disguising themselves as men and enlisting in the army.
A small site containing the names of around fifty (50) women who fought in the Civil War, in the guise of men. E-mail site-builder for more photographs.
The nurses and the medical departments on both sides of the Civil War played an important part in the life of injured soldiers. Covers the role of nurses in the war, including essays, photographs, and letters.
Whether they were nurses, soldiers, spies, or participated in some other way, 19th Century women made their presence known during the Civil War.
From Duke University, contains the Rose O'Neal Greenhow Papers, Sarah E. Thompson Papers, and the Alice Williamson Diary.
From Duke University, links to primary sources on the Internet that includes diaries, letters, documents, photographs and prints. Created as a supplement to the main site.
Women who travelled with units as vivandieres, with basic information on each and photo gallery.
Resources available online from the Special Collections Library at Duke University.
A three part article discussing women who served as soldiers.