Bushwhacker Belles

Bushwhacker Belles

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Author,Larry Wood ,provides insight into the lives and motivations of these hardy women ,Lady Bushwhackers, through research into surviving diaries, letters, and other primary sources.

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“Lady Bushwhackers” were prominent in Missouri during the Civil War years, supporting their husbands, fathers, brothers, and sons who rode with the Bushwhacker guerrilla bands resisting Federal occupation of the state. They acted as scouts, spies, guides and mail handlers. Many of these women suffered deprivation, arrest, and exile from their homes as a result of their activities. Author Larry Wood provides insight into the lives and motivations of these hardy women through research into surviving diaries, letters, and other primary sources.

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Weight .75 lbs

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