Mary Burns is the name of two historically significant women.

One Mary Burns was an American woman who disguised herself as a man in order to fight in Missouri Militia Cavalry regiment. However, her sex was discovered before the company departed to go to war.

The other Mary Burns was the British partner of Friedrich Engels, who introduced him and Karl Marx to much of the working class and its struggle in 19th-century Manchester, England.


The Civil War Book of List, Combined Books,1993 pg,179-182

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