Rose O'Neal Greenhow

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  • Gender Themes In The Girl In Blue By Ann Rinaldi

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    There is a theme in “The Girl in Blue” by Ann Rinaldi. The theme is that gender does not affect skill level. “The Girl in Blue” is set in 1861, and is about a Michigan native by the name of Sarah Louisa. She is about to be forced to marry a man of her abusive father's choice when she decides to run away and join the army. She joins the army under the ruse that she is a boy and participates in the battle of Bull Run but her gender is eventually found out by her doctor and general. She is not punished

  • Analysis Of The Book ' The Second City ' And ' American Rose ' Essay

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    Karen Abbott, a New York Times Bestselling author of “Sin in the Second City” and “American Rose”, Abbott reveal in her book “Lair, Temptress, Solider, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War” was published by Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins in 2014 contends that four major powerful women had endangered their lives to become a soldier spy during the Civil War. Karen Abbott analyzes based on a true story of how women 's roles are portrayed to accommodate political work, used primary sources

  • Rose O Neale Short Biography

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    Rose O’neal Greenhow was a Confederate Spy in the mid 19th century. She was born Maria Rosetta O'Neale, 1813, in Maryland. She lived with her father, John O’neal, a planter and slaveholder, and mother, Eliza Henrietta Hamilton. Rose was the third of five daughters, and was very close to her older sister, Ellen. She grew up in Montgomery County, Maryland with her family. Her father died when she was a girl, and as a result, her mother moved Rose and Ellen to live with their aunt in Washington, D.C

  • Harriet Tubman's Role In The Civil War

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    and dedication to this war, this war’s results would have turned out to be really different, and the crucial part to this were the accomplishments of Woman Spies. The first woman spy to make a big impact to the Civil War goes by the name of Rose O’Neal Greenhow. This woman was born in Maryland, as a woman from the south she was offered to join the Confederate spy agency by Captain Thomas Jordan. Being from the south, she took the offer, she felt that this was her chance to be able to get back at the

  • Women's Role In The Civil War Essay

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    shells. Union troops in the fort responded by opening fire. The war had begun. The Civil War lasted about 4 years and costed more than 600,000 American deaths. Harriet Tubman, a Union spy, Clara Barton, a Union nurse, Barbara Frietchie, Rosie O’Neal Greenhow, and Mary Surratt were few of the many women that make an impact in

  • Essay On The Role Of Women In The Civil War

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    The role of women in the United States changed significantly during the Civl War. Before the Civil War, women stayed at home and cared for their children and worked on just about every other chore there was to do around the house. But the Civil War changed much of that. Many brave women decided to take it upon themselves to break out and re-define themselves by choosing to become spies, disguising themselves as male soldiers, becoming nurses, or for newly freed slave women to begin a new life in

  • Civil War Women Spies Essay

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    everyone thinks. The reason this is true is because during the civil war women there were women spies, who men who help people in the war , and some women were in war During the civil war there where 3 major women spies Rose O'Neal Greenhow, Harriet Tubman and Belle Boyd. Rose O'Neal Greenhow was the wife of a rich and prominent doctor, until her husband an 5 of their 8 children died. Some after their death, she got information about the Union army's attack of Manassas, Virginia. On August 23, 1861 Allan

  • Civil War Female Spies Summary

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    Committee of Military Affairs. Greenhow used many different ways to communicate information to the Confederates, including using a cypher, memorizing Morse code, quilting coded messages, and sending written messages. Her most notable accomplishment was summoning a 16 year-old girl and giving her a paper with information about union troop numbers & positions at Manassas to hide in her bonnet. After the Confederates won the Battle of Manassas, Jefferson Davis himself wrote Greenhow a note thanking her for

  • Women During The Civil War

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    more notable names were: Ulysses S. Grant, Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, and George Custer. These names are synonymous with great generals who fought great battles during the war, but what about Sarah Emma Edmonds, Clara Burton, Dorthea Dix, Rose O’Neal Greenhow, and Loreta Janeta Velazquez? These names are not as known as their male counterparts, but these ladies of the Civil War Era did their part to aide their respective sides in the war. What these and other women did during the civil war may not

  • Women's Roles During Times of War Essay

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    Women's Roles During Times of War Despite the prevalence of war goddesses in most traditions from China to Greece to Ireland, women have been separated from the front lines of war for centuries. Western tradition claims that women are not made for war, but for household work: sewing, cleaning, cooking, and looking after children. Society told women to carry brooms in lieu of swords; to collect firewood instead of ammunition, and to keep house rather than protect a nation. Yet, for centuries

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