Civil War Era Women

For Square 6, create a square that represents your Civil War era woman. In addition to your square, be ready to share the following with the class (this can be verbal or written and then read, but you should have your information organized and clear)

1. Overview of her life

2. Explain why she is notable in relation to the Civil War

3. Be ready to engage in a role-play as your woman


For everyone


Specific Women and Resources

Clara Barton (battlefield nurse) Michael


Rose O’Neal Greenhow (Confederate spy) Zoran


Dorothea Dix (asylums) Celeste



Belle Boyd (Confederate spy) Peter



Sarah Edmonds (disguised herself and fought for the Union) Rowan



Elizabeth Van Lew (ran a spy ring for the Union in Virginia) Alex