American Woman who fought like a MAN!
Posted by exodians on May 25, 2009
who fought like a MAN
…the day to remember.
NPR.ORG says: Jennie Hodgers, masquerading as Cashier, marched thousands of miles during the war. She was at the Siege of Vicksburg and the surrender of Mobile. Her regiment took part in more than 40 skirmishes and battles.
HOW could SHE?
Yes, folks…his/HER name
n the military was Albert D.J. Cashier…
The Hurricane Katrina Scandal!
correction was made…
2009, there is no way
A WOMAN can pretend to be a man
in today’s MILITARY TRAINING CAMP.
During the American Civil War,
YES, YOU COULD!
a choice to partake…
IN OUR 2009
Cause of death: Infection
Interesting passage from the article:
A private in the Union Army made $13 a month, which was easily double what a woman would make as a laundress or a seamstress or even a maid,” says Deanne Blanton, co-author of They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers in the Civil War. Blanton has documented hundreds of cases of women who masqueraded as men during the war. She says many joined for both patriotic and economic reasons. npr.org