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Reflections on the Civil War in New Jersey: Men, Women, and Archives

Fernanda H. Perrone


The article briefly reviews the existing scholarship on New Jersey and the Civil War, and highlight topics that could be further explored. The essays in this volume, which use Special Collections and University Archives (SC/UA) collections as well as other resources, will be introduced as examples of new scholarship in this area. It also reveals SC/UA collections on the Civil War and New Jersey, and suggests collections that would reward further study. Among these are many resources related to the history of women. It concludes by showing how studying the role of women and gender in New Jersey can contribute to a greater understanding of the history of American women during this tumultuous period.

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