Heroines Behind the Lines Civil War #1
On Sale: July 1, 2012
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It's April 1861, and the Union Army's Medical Department
a disaster, completely unprepared for the magnitude of
A small group of New York City women, including 28-year-
Charlotte Waverly, decide to do something about it, and
up changing the course of the war, despite criticism,
ridicule and social ostracism. Charlotte leaves a life of
privilege, wealth-and confining expectations-to be one of
the first female nurses for the Union Army. She quickly
discovers that she's fighting more than just the
by working in the hospitals. Corruption, harassment, and
opposition from Northern doctors threaten to push her out
her new role. At the same time, her sweetheart
of her shocking strength and independence, forcing her to
make an impossible decision: Will she choose love and
marriage, or duty to a cause that seems to be losing? An
Irish immigrant named Ruby O'Flannery, who turns to the
unthinkable in the face of starvation, holds the secret
will unlock the door to Charlotte's future. But will the
rich and poor confide in each other in
Wedded to War is a work of fiction,
the story is inspired by the true life of Civil War nurse
Georgeanna Woolsey. Woolsey's letters and journals,
over 150 years ago, offer a thorough look of what
Jocelyn Green's debut novel is
endorsed by historians and professors for its historical
accuracy and detail, by award-winning novelists for its
spell-binding storytelling, and by entertainment
and book club leaders for its deep and complex content,
perfect to share and discuss with others.
Heroines Behind the Lines Civil War
1 comment posted.
Re: Wedded To War
Sounds like a series that I would really enjoy.
(Mary Branham 3:27pm July 2, 2013)
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