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Daughter of a daughter of a queen / Sarah Bird.

By: Bird, Sarah [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018Edition: First edition.Description: viii, 398 pages : maps ; 25 cm.Content type: text | cartographic image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781250193162; 1250193168.Subject(s): Williams, Cathay, 1844-approximately 1893 -- Fiction | United States. Army -- African American troops -- Fiction | Williams, Cathay, 1844-approximately 1893 | United States. Army | American Civil War (1861-1865) | Williams, Cathay 1844-approximately 1893 -- Fiction | United States Army -- African American troops -- Fiction | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Female -- Fiction | Cross-dressers -- United States -- Fiction | Women soldiers -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction | Women slaves -- United States -- Fiction | Armed Forces -- African American troops | Cross-dressers | Women slaves | Women soldiers | United States | FICTION / African American / Historical | FICTION / African American / Women | Women soldiers -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction | Biographical fiction | Women slaves -- Fiction | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Female -- Fiction | 1800-1899Genre/Form: Biographical fiction. | Historical fiction. | War stories. | Fiction. | History. | Biographical fiction. | Historical fiction. | War fiction. | War fiction. | Historical fiction.DDC classification: 813/.54 Summary: The compelling, hidden story of Cathy Williams, a former slave and the first woman to ever serve in the US Army.Summary: "Here's the first thing you need to know about Miss Cathy Williams: I am the daughter of a daughter of a queen and my Mama never let me forget it." Cathy Williams was born and lived a slave until the Union army came and destroyed the only world she had ever known. Separated from her family, she makes the impossible decision: to fight with the Buffalo Soldiers disguised as a man. With courage and wit, Cathy must not only fight for her survival and freedom in the ultimate man's world, but never give up on her mission to find her family, and the man she loves"-- Adapted from publisher description.
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The compelling, hidden story of Cathy Williams, a former slave and the first woman to ever serve in the US Army.

"Here's the first thing you need to know about Miss Cathy Williams: I am the daughter of a daughter of a queen and my Mama never let me forget it." Cathy Williams was born and lived a slave until the Union army came and destroyed the only world she had ever known. Separated from her family, she makes the impossible decision: to fight with the Buffalo Soldiers disguised as a man. With courage and wit, Cathy must not only fight for her survival and freedom in the ultimate man's world, but never give up on her mission to find her family, and the man she loves"-- Adapted from publisher description.

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