person who helped the wounded was Clara Barton. Barton saw men lying in filth on
the ground with no one trying to assist them. She and her partners helped care
for those that were wounded, replaced as well they could there supplies, made
and brought meals, and wrote letters to families for them. Some people that
tried to help Barton sent supplies and sometimes money. Barton worked in the
war, supplying and nursing those who were ill or wounded.
Digital ID: cwp 4a40228 Source: intermediary roll
on Other Armies
|Belle Boyd was a famous spy for both the Union
Confederate. Boyd started as a spy for the Union, but betrayed them as soon as
they occupied Martinsburg, Virginia, her hometown. Boyd was arrested at least
six times & was put in jail two times for being caught spying. The first
time Boyd was arrested she was released after one month and went back to work as
a spy as soon as she could. Toward the very last part of the war Boyd fell in
love with a Union officer and they married but he died soon after their marriage
and left Boyd a widow at age 21.
Ina. A Separate Battle for Women and the Civil
War. New York:Lodestar Books,1991.