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The Civil War was generally a time of challenges to traditional gender norms, as women mobilized themselves to participate in the war effort and left the home in droves to serve as charity workers, nurses, clerks, farm labourers, and political activists.
One female militia in La Grange, Georgia--a uniquely militarily vulnerable city, poised halfway between the industrial powerhouse of Atlanta and the original Confederate capital at Montgomery, Alabama--engaged in diplomatic negotiations with the invading Union army in April 1865, using the threat of violence to obtain a promise that their city would not be ransacked.In an infamous campaign to rid the city of the "public women", Lt. George Spalding loaded the women on to the steamboat Idahoe.The women were sent to Louisville, where they were not allowed off the ship and sent further along to Cincinnati. Spalding created a system of registration similar to European ones.These were usually pictures of nude women doing innocent things; nude women that were engaging in actual sexual activity were usually not white, but either black or Native American.
With the soldiers being far away from their wives and sweethearts, it is speculated these were used for masturbation, and not just for entertainment.Women had different motivations for joining the army, just as did their male counterparts.