War mothers.

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Original data: List of Mothers and Widows of American Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines Entitled to Make a Pilgrimage to War Cemeteries in Europe. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, Records Relating to Pilgrimages of Gold Star Mothers and Widows, – NAI Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General.

Revolutionary Mothers: Abigail Adams Abigail Adams was born in in Weymouth, Massachusetts to Reverend William Smith and Elizabeth Quincy Smith.

Her mother’s side of the family, the Quincys, were very well known in the Massachusetts colony. As a child, Mrs. Smith taught Abigail and her sisters, Mary and Elizabeth, to read and Size: 86KB.[Faust looks] directly at the past, with a daughter's hard, steady gaze, and with a daughter's generous heart."--Josephine Humphreys, The New York Times Book Review "Faust makes a major contribution to both Civil War historiography and women's studies in this outstanding analysis [A] provocative analysis of a complex subject."Get this from a library!

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