“My father objected to my going, but I said, “You have given your boys to die for their country; now you can give your girls to nurse them.”
“ Mary Stinebaugh, Nurse, Union Army, Civil War
Linda Estupinan Snook is a native Marylander and was a Special Education professional. She settled in Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania 13 years ago after marrying Union County native, Kenneth Snook.
Linda owned La Vieille Maison des Livres Book Shoppe in Mifflinburg for ten years. Linda’s great love is sharing the importance of our Civil War history. She is a member of the 3 rd Maryland Co. D, Union Infantry and participates in major reenactments in Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania. She and her husband, Ken, are also docents at The Daniel Lady Farm in Gettysburg.
Linda is the author of a book on some very special Pennsylvania women who made major contributions to the Civil War. It is entitled, “Not Frail Flowers – Six Civil War Nurses Who Made A Difference”.
Linda is passionate about the Civil War and the women who lived it. She has been portraying Marie Brose Tepe, Mary Todd Lincoln, Cordelia Harvey, Clara Barton and Euphemia Goldsborough for several years and enjoys bringing these women to life.
Linda also has been an instructor in the Bucknell University BILL Program (Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning) for six years. All of her 6-week courses have been on women’s roles in the Civil War.
Linda is the State Patriotic Instructor for The Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic, the Press Correspondent for the State of Pennsylvania Auxiliary to the Sons of Union Veterans and served as the Patriotic Instructor for Camp 503 JPS Gobin, Sons of Union Veterans for three years. She also is a member of the Comrade Gabrio Women’s Relief Corp 136, Auxiliary to the GAR.