Behind the Lines

An Interview with Lisa Tendrich Frank

Posted 6/19/2015 By David K. Thomson

Our conversation with Lisa Tendrich Frank, historian and recent author of "The Civilian War: Confederate Women and Union Soldiers during Sherman's March," now out with Louisiana State University Press. In this interview, Dr. Frank describes expectations on the part of Confederate white women in the lead up to the march, as well as Federal soldiers and their expectations. Finally, Dr. Frank deals with the realities of the march and the critical role it played for both sides.

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