Women serving as home guard during the Civil War

Title

Women serving as home guard during the Civil War

Subject

American Civil War (1861-1865); Women

Description

Photograph printed as a part of a stereograph showing a group of women kneeling and standing in formation, holding long pointed sticks or spears, forming a unit of White Mountain rangers "home guards".

Creator

Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882

Source

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

Date

circa 1861

Rights

No known restrictions on publication.

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

3 1/8 x 5 1/16 inches

Files

1s02991u_home_guard_crop.jpg

Citation

Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882, “Women serving as home guard during the Civil War,” SCRC Virtual Museum at Southern Illinois University's Morris Library, accessed October 14, 2019, https://scrcexhibits.omeka.net/items/show/737.

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