Stepping Out of the Victorian Mold, The Lives of Women During The Civil War Open Access
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The goal of this thesis project exhibit is to tell a different story of the Civil War - the lives of women. The exhibit tells the stories of a handful of women from their diaries, journals, and letters. The mission is to show that the Civil War brought new unforeseen challenges, uncertainty, heartache, and different roles to women in a changing nation. The exhibit unveils their lives and tells their story regardless of status, race, or location.