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Genteel Rebel: The Life of Mary Greenhow Lee Sheila R. Phipps

Genteel Rebel: The Life of Mary Greenhow Lee

Sheila R. Phipps

Published October 30th 2003
ISBN : 9780807128855
Hardcover
259 pages
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This biography depicts the combined effect of social structure, character and national crisis on a womans life. Mary Greenhow Lee (1819-1907) was raised in a privileged Virginia household. A Confederate sympathizer, she ran an underground postalMoreThis biography depicts the combined effect of social structure, character and national crisis on a womans life. Mary Greenhow Lee (1819-1907) was raised in a privileged Virginia household. A Confederate sympathizer, she ran an underground postal service, hid contraband and abetted the Rebel cause.