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Welcome

“THE history of the war would not be complete without a tribute to the Confederate women. It would be injustice to them to say that they were simply patriotic: for, while they were of all patriots the greatest, they gave the Southern cause the benefit of much more than their good wishes. 

1895, The Sponsor Souvenir Album And History Of The United Confederate Veterans' Reunion, p. 218.

Mildred Lewis Rutherford

"One of the most prolific writers of her day, all for the Confederate cause. And just as important,

 Richard Lee Montgomery

Picture to the left is Miss Mildred Lew Rutherford

Picture found in:  Mildred Lewis Rutherford, The South in the Building of the Nation (Washington D. C.: Speech Delivered Thursday, November 14th, 1912), cover.  

Mary Augusta Sutherland

Mary Augusta Sutherland

Mary A. Sutherland, The Story of Corpus Christi (Corpus Christi Chapter, Daughters of the Confederacy, 1916), cover. 

Eliza Frances Andrews

Eliza Frances Andrews

Eliza Frances Andrews, The War Time Journal Of A Georgia Girl 1864-1865 (New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1908), cover. confederate

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Laura Elizabeth Lee

Laura Elizabeth Lee, Forget Me Nots Of The Civil War (St. Louis: Press A. R. Fleming Printing, 1909), cover. 

Kate Cumming

Kate Cumming

Kate Cumming, Gleanings From Southland (Birmingham: Roberts & Son, 1895), cover. 

Louise Wigfall

Louise Wigfall

Mrs. D. Giraud Wright (Louise Wigfall), A Southern Girl In '61: The War-Time Memories Of A Confederate Senator's Daughter (New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1905), cover. 

Isabella Marie "Belle" Boyd

Isabella Marie "Belle" Boyd

Isabella Marie Boyd, Belle Boyd In Camp Prison With An Introduction By A Friend From The South, Volume 1 (London, Saunders, Otley & Company, 1865), cover. 

Mrs. Mary E. Surratt

Mrs. Mary E. Surratt

Helen Jones Campbell, The Case For Mrs. Surratt (New York: G. P. Putnam’s, 1943), cover. 

Margaret Junkin Preston

Margaret Junkin Preston

Margaret Junkin Preston, The Life and Letters of Margaret Junkin Preston (Boston: Houghfton, Mifflin & Company, 1903), cover. 

Loreta Janeta Velazquez Disguised as Harry T. Buford

Loreta Janeta Velazquez Disguised as Harry T. Buford

Loreta Janeta Velazquez, The Woman In Battle: A Narrative Of The Exploits, Adventure, And Travels (Hartford: T. Belknap, 1876), cover. 

Mary Boykin Chesnut

Mary Boykin Chesnut

Mary Boykin Chesnut, A Diary From Dixie (New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1905), cover. 

Julia Jackson as a Bride

Julia Jackson as a Bride

Mary Anna Jackson, Julia Jackson Christian (Charlotte: Stone & Barringer Company, 1910), 33.