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They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers in the Civil War

Wednesday, August 24, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern)

with Danalisa DeAnne Blanton, National Archives

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Event Details

Date: August 24, 2022

Location: Virtual

Cost: Free for members, $7 for non-members


“Frank Thompson” of the 2nd Michigan Infantry turned out to be Sarah Emma Edmonds. The 95th Illinois’ “Albert Cashier” was Jennie Hodgers. They and hundreds of other women adopted male disguises and fought as Civil War soldiers. Discover their amazing stories with the author of They Fought Like Demons.