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Following the drum : women at the Valley Forge encampment / Nancy K. Loane.

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  • ISBN: 9781597973854 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1597973858 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: x, 205 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, [2009]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-200) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Setting the stage : the war, army, and community -- Martha Washington at Valley Forge : "the worthy partner of the worthiest of men" -- Martha Washington at the other encampments : a resolute and loyal lady -- Catharine Greene and Lucy Knox : the ladies come to Valley Forge -- Rebekah Biddle, Lady Stirling, and Alice Shippen at Valley Forge : "I should not be sorry to see you here" -- The women with Washington's "family" : slaves, servants, and spies -- Camp women at Valley Forge : "a caravan of wild beasts" -- Camp women with the Continental Army : cannonballs and cooking kettles -- The general returns to Valley Forge : a distinguished officer's musings -- Appendix: Making the myth of Martha Washington : nineteenth-century fantasy vs. eighteenth-century reality.
Subject: Washington, George, 1732-1799 > Headquarters > Pennsylvania > Valley Forge.
Women > Pennsylvania > Valley Forge > History > 18th century.
Women > Pennsylvania > Valley Forge > Biography.
Women > United States > Biography.
Valley Forge (Pa.) > History > 18th century.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Women.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Participation, Female.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Meyersdale Public Library.

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