It is actually more like a history book than the types of reading I have been doing lately.
The point of Blanton's and Cook's book is to provide and enlighten the reader with information on women who disguised themselves as soldiers to fight in the Civil War.
Two were detected when an officer threw apples at them; they were in uniform but reflexively tried to catch them with their non-existent aprons.
I love history books, it was amazing to find out new information about the civil war.Published 1 month ago by Cathey
I found the book informative and useful, particularly the "Introduction" which clearly sets the scope and limitations of the rest of the chapters which I found enlightening... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Maria Andres
I am the type of reader that reads in bulk. By that I mean that if I read one book on a topic I enjoy, I will continue through as many volumes as I can find on the same subject... Read morePublished 5 months ago by ValK
This is the best Civil War book I have ever read. This is the story they don't tell in history classes. It should be required reading for all students of history. Read morePublished 5 months ago by T. McIntire
I liked the book because it gave a true insight about the many women who fought alongside their male compatriots during the civil war. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amy Whiteman
I absolutely adored this book. Female soldiers are often overlooked in military history, especially when they had to contribute clandestinely due to restrictions that existed at... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kanni
I felt the subject was well researched and interesting. The writing was well-done and I appreciated the photos. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Dianne Godina
A slow start, I have hopes it will improve, seemingly made up of one and two liners so far with many repeats of names. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Papa Chuck
This is what I have been reading lately, and I really am enjoying it. It is not my usual choice for books. Read morePublished 17 months ago by sewbeads