- Women's History
- Soap Suds Row: The Bold Lives of Army Laundresses, 1802-1876
Soap Suds Row: The Bold Lives of Army Laundresses, 1802-1876
Women have always followed the troops, but military laundresses were the first to be carried on the rolls of the U.S. Army. They traveled and lived alongside the soldiers during two of the most important conflicts in United States history: the Civil War and the war on the western frontier.
Written by Jennifer J. Lawrence.