Women in the War

The Bravery of Fanny Ricketts

The role women played can’t be ignored. Whether it was in the home or on the battlefields themselves, the ladies of the Union and the Confederacy made a difference in the lives of the soldiers who fought for it. Manassas was no exception. Fanny Ricketts James Ricketts, the famed artillery commander who fired upon Henry… Continue reading The Bravery of Fanny Ricketts