Rebecca Latimer Felton

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LeeAnn Whites, Gender Matters : Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Making of the New South New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. Found in the Main collection at the Georgia Historical Society (

A. Louise Staman, Loosening Corsets: The Heroic Life of Georgia’s Feisty Mrs. Felton, First Woman Senator of the United States (Macon, Ga.: Tiger Iron Press, 2006).

John E. Talmadge, Rebecca Latimer Felton: Nine Stormy Decades (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1960).

LeeAnn Whites, “Rebecca Latimer Felton: The Problem of Protection in the New South,” in Georgia Women: Their Lives and Times, vol. 1., ed. Ann Short Chirhart and Betty Wood (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2009).

LeeAnn Whites, “Rebecca Latimer Felton and the Wife’s Farm: The Class and Racial Politics of Gender Reform,” Georgia Historical Quarterly 76 (summer 1992): 354-72.

Georgia Women of Achievement:

Rebecca Latimer Felton, 1835-1930. Country Life in Georgia in the Days of My Youth. Atlanta, Ga.: Index Printing Company, c1919.

Rebecca L. Felton Biography, Biographical Directory of the United State Congress

“Rebecca Latimer Felton (1835-1930).” New Georgia Encyclopedia.