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Author Hooper, Candice Shy

Title Lincoln's Generals' Wives : Four Women Who Influenced the Civil War--for Better and for Worse
Published Ashland : Kent State University Press, 2016


Description 1 online resource (350 pages)
Series Civil War in the North
Civil War in the North.
Contents Intro; Halftitle Page; Title PAge; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Notes to Readers; Introduction; Part One: Friendly Fire: Jessie Benton Frémont; Part Two: Self-Inflicted Wounds: Mary Ellen Marcy McClellan; Part Three: True Faith and Allegiance: Eleanor Ewing Sherman; Part Four: Center of Gravity: Julia Dent Grant; Conclusion: "The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong"; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Chapter 1: "the place a son would have had"; Chapter 2: "Be sure you're right and then go ahead"; Chapter 3: "Frémont and Our Jessie."
Chapter 4: "quite a female politician"Chapter 5: "It is your Lerida"; Chapter 6: "There is a time to do and a time to stand aside"; Chapter 7: "you are fond of attention and gaiety"; Chapter 8: "Flora McFlimsey"; Chapter 9: "don't send any politicians out here"; Chapter 10: "you have quite enough else to attend to"; Chapter 11: "I almost wish ... they would displace you"; Chapter 12: "how the mighty are fallen"; Chapter 13: "It is high or low tide with us ever"; Chapter 14: "You will never be happy in this world unless you go into the Army again."
Chapter 15: "releive my husband from the suspicions now resting on him"Chapter 16: "I have never dared to murmer at God's decree"; Chapter 17: "for the privilege of whipping negro wenches"; Chapter 18: "the Government requires sacrifices from wives"; Chapter 19: "my opinion of you is unaltered"; Chapter 20: "No greater glory than to fill a patriot's grave"; Chapter 21: "sunshine"; Chapter 22: "this, to me, most delicate subject"; Chapter 23: "how forsaken I feel here!"; Chapter 24: "Is this my destiny?"; Chapter 25: "secesh wives with their own little slaves."
Chapter 26: "Do stop digging at this old canal"Chapter 27: Lieutenant General's Wife; Chapter 28: "I did not want to go to the theater"; Chapter 29: "the sunlight of his loyal love."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 412-419) and index
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Frémont, Jessie Benton, 1824-1902.
McClellan, Mary Ellen Marcy, 1835-1915.
Sherman, Ellen Ewing, 1824-1888.
Grant, Julia Dent, 1826-1902.
Frémont, Jessie Benton, 1824-1902. fast (OCoLC)fst00111937
Grant, Julia Dent, 1826-1902. fast (OCoLC)fst00203534
McClellan, Mary Ellen Marcy, 1835-1915. fast (OCoLC)fst01987243
Sherman, Ellen Ewing, 1824-1888. fast (OCoLC)fst00299633
Subject Generals' spouses -- United States -- Biography
Generals' spouses.
SUBJECT United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography.
Subject United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781631011986