The Society for Women and the Civil War presents Women at Gettysburg: The 10th Conference on Women and the Civil War on July 25-27, 2008 at Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.
Topics include women soldiers in the battle of Gettysburg, businesswomen in Gettysburg at the time of the war, the Cleveland and Northern Ohio Sanitary Fair, the Civil War legacy of Elizabeth Lyle Saxon, Civil War nurses and the pension system, North Carolina women during the war, pregnancy during the Civil War era, pertinent manuscript sources at the Library of Congress, and women’s letters to Confederate prisoners at Point Lookout, MD.
For more information on speakers, topics, field trips and other conference-related events, visit swcw.org.
NOTE: The Society for Women and the Civil War is an organization dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding of women’s lives and roles in the American Civil War through original and innovative research. Its members include authors, independent and affiliated researchers, scholars of all disciplines, genealogists, archivists, museum professionals, librarians, students, historians, teachers and re-enactors.
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(804) 244-1864 Visit the website at http://swcw.org
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