Those Remarkable Women of the American Revolution
This book examines the changing roles of women through one of our country's most trying times, documenting the marks they left on the battlefields, on the home front, and in politics.
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A Womans Role
In the Army
In the Spying Business
In the Political Arena
In the Ladies Association
On the Home Front
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