The Girl Guards of Wyoming: The Lost Women's Militia (Paperback)

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In the summer of 1890, an army of teenage women with swords drawn and rifles at the ready marched resolutely toward the state capitol to deliver a message to Governor Francis E. Warren and the nation: women want equal rights. As Company K walked alongside women's suffrage pioneer Esther Morris, one could hear the rhythm of their feet keeping step in perfect cadence. Western history remembers murderers, outlaws, prostitutes and saloon girls but not the famous Girl Guards, whose military precision rivaled that of West Point cadets. Author Dan J. Lyon offers the definitive and evocative account of the young women warriors who defined the Equality State.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781467140751
ISBN-10: 1467140759
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: July 29th, 2019
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Military

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