- County Library
Civil War Women - Their Roles and Legacies
Performing in period costume Trish Chambers tells a story that takes the listener into the world of Civil War Women. A world that became more complex than knitting socks and baking bread.
They were left behind to fend for themselves, to manage homes, businesses and plantations. Roles, which up until the war, that had been traditionally performed by men.
The presentation discusses changes in society, economics and traditions that would redefine the roles of women forever. Explore the amazing accomplishments of these brave women of the North and South who supported the war effort as nurses, spies, soldiers, government workers, authors, lecturers and fundraisers.
Discover how their will to survive the war and to create a future for themselves and their families drove them from their traditional roles and into a new world for women. See how their legacies paved a pathway for women of the future.
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