Thursday, August 4, 2011

Article: The Forgotten Fighters

My sister, In the Swan's Shadow, found another great article about prominent women of Richmond during the Civil War, including Phoebe Yates Pember, the Jewish matron of Chimborazo Hospital; Mary Elizabeth Bowser, a servant of the Davis family who served as a Union spy; and Mary Ryan, the 18 year old Irish immigrant whose actions caused the explosion at the Confederate Laboratory in 1863.
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