My last skirt : the story of Jennie Hodgers, Union soldier

Durrant, Lynda, 1956-

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  • Creator by Lynda Durrant
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : Clarion Books, ©2006.
  • Physical Details
    • 199 pages ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 9780618574902, 0618574905
  • OCLC ocm62118214

Summary

  • Enjoying the freedom afforded her while dressing as a boy in order to earn higher pay after emigrating from Ireland, Jennie Hodgers serves in the 95th Illinois Infantry as Private Albert Cashier, a Union soldier in the American Civil War.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-199).

Contents

  • The whitehead bramble -- Queens -- Just a joke -- The sixty dollar bounty -- The Black River -- Euripides -- The Siege of Vicksburg -- Digging -- The Siege of Natchez -- Guntown -- My true name -- The Cape de Verde octopus -- Mustered out -- Drummer boy-February1911 -- Every day looks different-1913
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