Over 3000 nurses were trained for service in the Civil War. These
sites address Union nurses, such as Clara Barton.
Women soldiers fought for both the Confederates and the Union.
Over 400 women died in battle.
The history of women in the Civil War is chronicled through their
personal diaries, journals, letters, and narratives. This collection
of web sites includes both sides of the war effort.
General links to women’s work in the war. Most are collections
of the diverse aspects of women’s participation both in, and outside,
the battlefields. Most sites include photographs.
Civil War ClipArt
- Civil War Women -- This site has link to biographies of
important women during the Civil War. It also has links to other
Civil War information including exhibits, a timeline, and battle
- Women Telegraph Worker in the Civil War --
Civil War Letters and
- Florence Nightingale's Letters -- A collection of Florence
Nighingale's letters spanning 40 years from the University of Kansas'
Clendening History of Medicine Library
- Three Civil War Women -- Duke University Collection contains
scanned and transcripted copies of the papers of three women: Rose
O'Neal Greenhow Papers (Confederate spy,correspondence), Alice Williamson
Diary (school girl under Union occuptation), Sarah E. Thompson Papers
(helped organize union sympathy in Tennessee, and intelligence,
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