Confederate nurse Kate Cumming observed that the Civil War was “certainly ours as well as that of the men." Though she undoubtedly meant to convey that women were not immune to the harshness and devastating effects of war, a less extreme arena in which women and men shared a common wartime experien....
"Civil War Treasures: Love Is a Battlefield: Courtship and Marriage in the Civil War,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 16
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