This blog page is being used by Belthorne Design Studios to share research information relating to US History from 1850 to 1900 and any other fantastic graphic design creations. Final quilt piece information can be found at the Quilting a Nation page (please click link to the right).
Roles of Women in the Civil war, Julia Canfield and October Durkee Miller Karens Office
A very important role that women filled during the civil war was being spies. This is a picture of a very successful confederate spy named Rose O'Neal Greenhow. She was such a good spy that she was credited with winning the battle of Manassas. Lots of other women were spies during the civil war, like Belle Floyd and Elizabeth Van Lew.