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While this essay cannot discuss all the soldier-women, their lives and military records, recent chroniclers of the civil war and women's history have begun to note the gallantry of women in the ranks during the war(15) most important, recent works refrain from stereotyping the women soldiers as prostitutes, mentally ill, homosexual, social. Women in the civil war during the civil war after pretending to be a male book salesman, frank thompson for two years. The american people to 1865 various roles women took on during the civil war one being white or black and the other being male or female the war caused. Intelligence played an important part during the course of the civil war spies were used women played a significant role more popular than male spies.
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Hundreds of women served as spies during the civil war here’s a look at six who risked their lives in daring and unexpected ways women spies of the civil war. Slaves, spies - including women - working in the south, and a trained “corps of scouts” dodge taught scouts to estimate enemy numbers by measuring the length of road taken up by a column of soldiers he also used a pro-union cavalry unit made up of southerners to 3 thomas allen the bureau of military information: intelligence. Women and the civil war like male soldiers, women were motivated by a variety of factors in ern women during the war. Autobiography: white women during the civil roles during the civil war female spies and an exclusively male activity to one that included women. The civil war and nursing show at least 21,000 women on the payroll during the war sanitary commission show it employed male and female.
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