Women of The Civil War: Wives and Sisters Who Went Onto the Battlefield Dressed As Men

Women of The Civil War: Wives and Sisters Who Went Onto the Battlefield Dressed As Men

While Progressives are determined to revise, correction erase our history, pre-Civil War, they must be denied.  It is OUR history and it is here to stay.

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H/T War History OnLine.

A bit of our history the liberals are wanting to erase The Civil War.

The Civil War is famed for its brutal battles, its men slain on fields throughout the eastern half of the United States. It’s also a war remembered for bringing destruction into families, too, pitting brothers against each other as they fought for opposing armies.

What hides within the stories of the Civil War, however, are the women who hid amongst the ranks of men — women who enlisted, fighting alongside their husbands, brothers, and the men of their regiment.

As many as 1,000 women took to the battlefield during the Civil War, enlisting in both the Confederate and Union armies throughout the war’s duration. They were clandestine soldiers, women who were not, according to military law and rule, allowed to sign up and fight for the nation of their choice.

Not a single citizen of the time held a driver’s license, a Social Security card, or any other identification. Only an alias was needed if one wanted to join the war efforts. As many citizens do during times of war, these women of the late 1800s wanted nothing more than to protect their homes, to fight alongside the brothers and husbands they loved, and to fight for what they believed was right[…]

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