Civil War Series
2:46 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Yes, We Can!

In part 124 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson describes the contributions of women as factory workers, schoolmistresses and nurses, all occupations that were held by men prior to the war. He says that the equal rights movement began in earnest during the conflict.

Women supporting the war effort
Credit communities.washingtontimes.com

Support for the war effort