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Mon, Jan 29

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Foley Public Library

"Soldiers in Hoop Skirts: Nurses, Spies & Other Fighting Women of the Civil War" by Dolores Hydock

Hear the true, sometimes funny, sometimes touching, stories of some of the sisters, wives, mothers, and daughters who snooped, smuggled, sewed, nursed, and risked their lives, health, and fortunes for a cause they loved. Program includes photographs, letters, journal entries, etc. RSVP online.

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"Soldiers in Hoop Skirts: Nurses, Spies & Other Fighting Women of the Civil War" by Dolores Hydock
"Soldiers in Hoop Skirts: Nurses, Spies & Other Fighting Women of the Civil War" by Dolores Hydock

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Jan 29, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Foley Public Library, 319 E Laurel Ave, Foley, AL 36535, USA

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About the event

Women on both sides of the conflict did their part for the war effort – as spies, soldiers, nurses, and supporters from the home front. This program shares the true, sometimes funny, sometimes touching, stories of some of the sisters, wives, mothers, and daughters who snooped, smuggled, sewed, nursed, and risked their lives, health, and fortunes for a cause they loved. Program includes photographs, letters, journal entries, and excerpts from memoirs written by these women after the war. Reservations required; RSVP online. Presentation provided through the Alabama Humanities Alliance.

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