Browse all Entries in the Civil War Women topic.
November 12, 1815–October 26, 1902 Co-organizer of the 1847 Seneca Falls Convention and co-author of numerous women's rights books and pamphlets, Elizabeth Cady Stanton … Read more
February 28, 1825 – April 8, 1888 Major General Quincy A. Gillmore won military acclaim for his use of rifled artillery during the reduction … Read more
1864 Upon becoming Ohio's twenty-sixth governor on January 11, 1864, John Brough sought to aid the Union war effort. He succeeded in enacting a … Read more
c. 1797–November 26, 1883 Born into bondage in New York, escaped slave Sojourner Truth was a renowned champion for abolition, women's rights, temperance, and prison … Read more