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L. P. Brockett, Women's work in the civil war: a record of heroism, patriotism and patience 87 3 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 19 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 18 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 5 3 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays 5 1 Browse Search
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899 4 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 2 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 2. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 2 0 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., The historical basis of Whittier's <persName n="Frietchie,,Barbara,,," id="n0044.0081.00618.13102" reg="default:Frietchie,Barbara,,," authname="frietchie,barbara"><foreName full="yes">Barbara</foreName> <surname full="yes">Frietchie</surname></persName>. (search)
hington and Maryland before my poem was written. I had no reason to doubt its accuracy then, and I am still constrained to believe that it had foundation in fact. If I thought otherwise, I should not hesitate to express it. I have no pride of authorship to interfere with my allegiance to truth. Mr. Whittier, writing March 7th, 1888, informs us further that he also received letters from several other responsible persons wholly or partially confirming the story, among whom was the late Dorothea L. Dix.--Editors. he followed as closely as possible the account sent him at the time. He has a cane made from the timber of Barbara's house,--a present from Dr. Stiener, a member of the Senate of Maryland. The flag with which Barbara Frietchie gave a hearty welcome to Burnside's troops has but thirty-four stars, is small, of silk, and attached to a staff probably a yard in length. Barbara Frietchie was born at Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Her maiden name was Hauer. She was born December 3d