Disguised as a man, Frances Chalin served many months in Missouri artillary and calvary units. (By courtesy of the Boston Public Library)
1. How did you disguise yourself as a man to serve in the army? Would women be able to serve as men in the United States army today? Why or why not?
2. How were you viewed by society for not following traditional rules?
a letter to home addressing the obstacles you have faced, discrimination,
and punishments you have endured. Comment on another one of your
famous fellow lady soldiers.