Last year saw the beginning of the commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the start of the Civil War. These events allow our fellow reenactors to pay honor, many of which are descendants of those who fought for the blue and grey. Women often set up along the sidelines, not really taking part in the battles.Historians have unearthed stories of women who also took up arms along side of those men, some of which, also died along those same men. Here are some links for some great information about these courageous women.
Women Who Were There
Women of the Civil War
Great Books Written on the Subject
If you have other sources feel free to share. We should never stop learning about these women.