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Confederate Womenby Joslyn, Mauriel Phillips, Editor
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company
Retail Price: $14.95
Issue: Winter 2005
Confederate Women is an anthology of ten stories about women in the Civil War South. Mauriel Phillips Joslyn edited the book and penned two of the stories. Subjects include a mother of three soldiers, a nurse, and Loreta Janeta Velazquez who posed as a man to fight in the war. While it features specific stories of particular women, the purpose of the book is to help the reader understand how many Confederate women lived.