Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



Capital dames : the Civil War and the women of Washington, 1848-1868 / Cokie Roberts.

Roberts, Cokie. (Author).

Available copies

  • 49 of 50 copies available at NC Cardinal.

Current holds

0 current holds with 50 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library 973.7082 R (Text) 39493107701825 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Ashe County Public Library 937.7082 ROB (Text) 50503300395482 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Black Mountain Library 973.7082 ROB (Text) 0020510688664 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Bordeaux Library 973.7082 R (Text) 31781061612790 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Clemmons Branch 973.708 R (Text) 0112520632874 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Cleveland County Main Library 973.708 ROB (Text) 22281500124613 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Cliffdale Library 973.7082 R (Text) 31781061612808 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Cumberland Headquarters 973.7082 R (Text) 31781061612816 Adult Nonfiction Available -
East Asheville Library 973.7082 ROB (Text) 0020510688672 Adult Nonfiction Available -
East Regional Library 973.7082 R (Text) 31781061612824 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Next 10 »

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062002761
  • ISBN: 0062002767
  • ISBN: 9780062002778
  • ISBN: 0062002775
  • Physical Description: x, 494 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 481-492).
Formatted Contents Note:
Chapter 1 Meet the Women of Washington, 1848-1856 7 -- Chapter 2 Jessie Runs for President but Harriet Takes the White House and Mary Jane Reports, 1856-1858 23 -- Chapter 3 Varina Leads and Leaves as Abby Drops By, 1859-1861 51 -- Chapter 4 Rose Goes to Jail, Jessie Goes to the White House, Dorothea Goes to Work, 1861 93 -- Chapter 5 Rose Is Released, Clara Goes to War, Louisa May Briefly Nurses, 1862 153 -- Chapter 6 Lizzie Reports on the Action, Janet Goes to Camp, Louisa Takes Charge, 1863 197 -- Chapter 7 Anna Speaks, Jessie Campaigns (Again), Sojourner Visits, 1864 241 -- Chapter 8 One Mary Leaves, One Mary Hangs, and Lois Writes About It All, 1865 283 -- Chapter 9 Virginia and Varina Return, Sara Survives, Mary is Humiliated, Kate Loses, 1866-1868 341.
Summary, etc.:
Documents the experiences, influence, and contributions of the women of Washington, D.C., during the American Civil War.
Subject: Women > Washington (D.C.) > Biography.
Politicians' spouses > Washington (D.C.) > Biography.
Women > Political activity > United States > History > 19th century.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) > Biography.
Women > United States > History > 19th century.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Women.
Washington (D.C.) > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Biography.
United States > History > 1815-1861 > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

Additional Resources