Hail the Amazons of Lyme!

The inimitable Early Modern Whale has drawn attention to a too-little-known episode in southwest Civil War history, as recorded in James Strong’s Joanereidos, or, Feminine valour eminently discovered in western women, at the seige of Lyme.  The text has an interesting and scurrilous Restoration afterlife.  Visit forthwith.

Published in: on January 20, 2009 at 10:46 pm  Leave a Comment  

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