Capital Dames LP: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868
Released! 05/12/2015
Capital Dames LP: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868
by Cokie Roberts
Paperback

In this engrossing and informative companion to her New York Times bestsellers Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty, Cokie Roberts marks the sesquicentennial of the Civil War by offering a riveting look at Washington, D.C. and the experiences, influence, and contributions of its women during this momentous period of American history.

With the outbreak of the Civil War, the small, social Southern town of Washington, D.C. found itself caught between warring... read more