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Memoirs of a Soldier, Nurse, and Spy Memoirs of a Soldier, Nurse, and Spy Memoirs of a Soldier, Nurse, and Spy : A Woman's Adventures in the Union Army
by S. Emma E. Edmonds


Overview - Among the hundreds of women who, disguised as men, enlisted to serve in the Union army, only Sarah Edmonds is known to have written a memoir recounting her experiences. As "Franklin Thompson" she joined the 2nd Michigan Infantry Regiment in 1861, then fought in some of the bloodiest struggles of the Civil War, from First Bull Run to the Kentucky Campaign of 1863.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Among the hundreds of women who, disguised as men, enlisted to serve in the Union army, only Sarah Edmonds is known to have written a memoir recounting her experiences. As "Franklin Thompson" she joined the 2nd Michigan Infantry Regiment in 1861, then fought in some of the bloodiest struggles of the Civil War, from First Bull Run to the Kentucky Campaign of 1863.

Throughout her impassioned account, first published in 1865, this enthralling storyteller reveals her courage, dedication to the Union, and resourcefulness in concealing her identity.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780875805849
  • ISBN-10: 0875805841
  • Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press
  • Publish Date: September 1999
  • Page Count: 294
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.25 pounds


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Women
Books > Biography & Autobiography > Medical - General
Books > History > United States - Civil War

 
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