Civil War

Top 6 Women who served the Country during the Civil War

Men were selected to fight for their countries during the war outbreaks. They had to leave their loved ones and go fight for their country, hoping to win and only win. But, what about women? What did they do? You may or may not know what women did during these wars. It is not news that they had too lost many things and belongings. They even lost their fathers, husbands, and friends. But, there were females, women who attended the war to help their country to win in many ways. Some of them were nurses, drove trucks, repaired aeroplanes, and performed clerical work. It was mentioned that more than 350,000 American women attended the war. However, many of them were killed and were captivated during these challenging times. Apart from these, some women got highly engaged with supplying food, clothing, and medical supplies to the hurt people. We will see some of the brave women who actively participated in the civil war. Without creating any further ado, let us hit the post, shall we?

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  1. Harriet Beecher Stowe: the first and the foremost one on the list is none other than the Harriet Beecher Stowe who was also a writer and a great loving abolitionist. Her penned book is named as the Uncle Tom’s Cabin. She was also an international celebrity.
  2. Harriet Tubman: the second one on the list is none other than Harriet Tubman. She was born in the year 1819 and was died in the year 1913. She served as a Civil War Nurse, Civil Rights activist, and the First woman in America to conduct an armed military raid. She has also penned down many articles.
  3. Mary Todd Lincoln: the third brave woman to top the list is none other than Mary Todd Lincoln, who was born in the year 1818 and died in the year 1882. She has served the country by being the first lady during the Civil War. She was the wife of Abraham Lincoln.
  4. Lucretia Mott: the fourth one on the list is Lucretia Mott, who was born on January 3, 1793, and died on November 11, 1880. Lucretia Mott was a dominant woman who is known to organize the Seneca Falls convention and as well as the being the President of Equal Rights association promoting Women’s Suffrage.
  5. Clara Barton: the fifth one is Clara Barton, who is famous for serving as the nurse during the civil war. She was born on December 25, 1821, and died on April 12, 1912. Not only was she a nurse, but, she was a teacher, female clerk at U.S Patent Office, Humanitarian, and also the founder of both American Red Cross and National First Aid Association of America,

6. Louisa May Alcott: the next one is a famous author named Louisa May Alcott: best known for her book; Little Women. She has also served as the nurse during the Civil War.