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Female Warriors, Vol. II (of 2) by Clayton

FEMALE WARRIORS.

MEMORIALS OF

_FEMALE VALOUR AND HEROISM, FROM THE MYTHOLOGICAL AGES TO THE PRESENT ERA_.

BY ELLEN C. CLAYTON (_MRS. NEEDHAM_),

AUTHOR OF "QUEENS OF SONG," "ENGLISH FEMALE ARTISTS," ETC.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON: TINSLEY BROTHERS, 8, CATHERINE STREET, STRAND. 1879.

[_All Rights Reserved._]

PRINTED BY TAYLOR AND CO., 10, LITTLE QUEEN STREET, LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I.

Page

Captain Bodeaux, Female Officer in the French Army--Christian Davies, _alias_ Mother Ross--Female Soldier in the 20th Foot--Women of Barcelona--Hannah Snell, Private in the Line and Marines--Phoebe Hessel, Private in the 5th Regiment--"Paul" Daniel, a Female Recruit--Hannah Whitney, and Anne Chamberlayne, Female Sailors--Mary Ralphson--Miss Jenny Cameron--"Pretty Polly Oliver"--Anne Sophia Detzliffin, Prussian Female Soldier--Madame de Drucourt (Siege of Louisbourg)--Madame Ducharmy (Capture of Guadeloupe)--Chevalier d'Eon--Deborah Samson, Private, and Molly Macaulay, Sergeant in the American Revolutionary Army--Elizabeth Canning--Catherine the Second of Russia and the Princess Daschkova--Dona Rafaela Mora, Female Captain in the Spanish American Service (How Nelson Lost an Eye)--Female Sailor on Board Admiral Rodney's Ship 1

CHAPTER II.

THE FRENCH REVOLUTION--The Furies--Rose Lacombe--Theroigne de Mericourt--Madame Marie Adrian (Siege of Lyons)--Renee Langevin--Madlle. de la Rochefoucault--Madame Dufief (War in La Vendee)--Felicite and Theophile de Fernig, Officers on Dumouriez's Staff--Mary Schelienck--Therese Figueur, French Dragoon--"William Roberts," the Manchester Heroine, Sergeant in the 15th Light Dragoons and the 37th Foot--Mary Anne Talbot, Drummer in the 32nd, Cabin Boy on board the Brunswick, and Middy on board the Vesuvius--Highland Soldier's Wife at the Storming of New Vigie--Susan Frost--Peggy Monro (IRISH REBELLION)--Martha Glar and other Swiss Heroines--Queen of Prussia at Jena--Marie Anne Elise Bonaparte, Princess Bacciocchi--Maid of Saragossa--Manuella Sanchez, Benita, and other Heroines of Saragossa--Spanish Female Captain--Mrs. Dalbiac (Battle of Salamanca)--Ellonora Prochaska, Private in Lutzow's Rifle Corps--Augusta Frederica Krueger, Prussian Soldier--Louise Belletz, French Artillery Soldier--Mrs. Heald and Mrs. Helm (Chicago Massacre) 43

CHAPTER III.

Bobolina (GREEK REVOLUTION)--Dona Maria de Jesus, Private in the Brazilian Army (War of the Reconcave)--Russian Female Soldiers--Juana de Arieto (Civil Wars in Spain, 1834)--Anita Garibaldi--Appolonia Jagiello (Rebellions in Poland, 1846-48, and Vienna and Hungary in 1848)--Bravery of the Croatian Women--Countess Helene St. ----, a Hungarian Patriot--Garde Mobile--Louisa Battistati (Milanese Revolution, 1848)--Fatima, a Turkish Commander (Russian War)--Lady Paget (Attack on the Mamelon, 1855)--Miss Wheeler (Cawnpore Massacre)--Ex-Queen of Naples--Polish Insurrection--Mdlle. Pustowjtoff, Adjutant to Langievicz--Female Chasseurs--Female Lieut.-Colonel in the Mexican Army--Civil War in America--Female Privates in the Potomac Army--Female Lieutenant and Privates in the Army of the West--Mrs. Clayton, Private in the Federal Army--Emily ----, Private in the Drum Corps of a Michigan Regiment--Female Confederates at Ringgold, Chattanooga--Mrs. Florence Bodwin--Female Mulatto Sergeant--Native Contingent in New Zealand--Herminia Manelli, Corporal of Bersaglieri (Battle of Custozza, 1866)--Lopez's Amazons--Cretan Amazons--Women of Montenegro--Maria L----, French Sergeant--Female Brigands--German Order to reward Courage in Women--Minna Haensel (Franco-Prussian War)--Miss Jessie C. Claffin (American Colonel) 96


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