I Shall Be Near to You
Publish date: January 28th 2014
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
I Shall be Near to You tells the story of Rosetta Wakefield, who has never felt entirely comfortable within the rigid confines of women's gender roles. When her new husband signs up to fight in the Union army, she dresses as a man and enlists in his regiment to avoid being separated from him. This...
" ...there's still most men who can't see a thing a woman does, even when she's doing them right under his nose."Rosetta Wakefield loves her husband dearly, so much that she can not stand to be apart from him. When her husband leaves early in their marriage to join the Union effort in the Civil War,...
I have always had a fascination with the Civil War and pre-20th century America. It's hard to imagine that just 160 years ago, a horrifically bloody and devastating war tore through this country and caused fellow Americans to massacre one another. It was a brutal time in history and I have read many...
Based on actual letters and reports from the more than 250 woman who fought disguised as men on both sides, during the Civil War. Rosetta is a memorable character, she comes from a poor but hardworking family and Jeremiah is her one true love.They have hopes of moving to Nebraska and buying their ...
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