Helpful subject heading:
Discovering American Women's History Online
"This database provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States."
Site maintained by Ken Middleton of Middle Tennessee State University Library
Vermont Women's History Project from the Vermont Historical Society
Activities During the Civil War: A Select List of Photographs,
Library of Congress
Biography of Charlotte Forten, a free-born African American who went South during the war to educated freed slaves.
Rose O’Neal Greenhow Papers, Duke University Born in Maryland, O’Neal became a most effective spy for the Confederacy.
Biographies of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Lydia Maria Child (author and anti-slavery activist), and an essay about medical care during the Civil War.
Lydia Maria Child’s letters to the Governor of Virginia, 1860 in American Memory.
Hearts at Home: Southern Women in the Civil War Era, University of Virginia.
Women Soldiers of the Civil War, National Archives