Sarah Emma Edmonds was a great pretender: the true story of a Civil War spy

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Sarah Emma Edmonds started pretending at a very early age. Her father only wanted sons, so Sarah pretended to be one. Unlike most kids, though, Sarah never really stopped pretending. In 1861, during the U.S. Civil War, Sarah pretended her way into the Union Army, becoming a male nurse named Frank Thompson. Being a nurse didn't quite satisfy "Frank," though. She wanted to keep her fellow soldiers from getting hurt. So when the Union Army needed a spy, she leapt at the chance. While still pretending to be Frank, Sarah also pretended to be a male African American slave, a female Irish peddler, and a female African American laundress. She slipped behind enemy lines time after time, spied on the Confederate Army, and brought back valuable intelligence to the Union. Sarah was not only good at pretending; she was also very brave. Later in life, Sarah Emma Edmonds wrote a book to tell her story. She explained, "I am naturally fond of adventure, a little ambitious, and a good deal romantic." She was also truly a great pretender.
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Grouping Title sarah emma edmonds was a great pretender the true story of a civil war spy
Grouping Author jones carrie
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subject_facet Edmonds, S. Emma E. -- (Sarah Emma Evelyn), -- 1841-1898
Edmonds, S. Emma E. -- (Sarah Emma Evelyn), -- 1841-1898 -- Juvenile literature
Electronic books
Impostors and imposture
Impostors and imposture -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Nurses
Nurses -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Soldiers
Spies
Spies -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Female -- Juvenile literature
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Secret service -- Juvenile literature
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women -- Juvenile literature
Women soldiers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Women spies -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display Sarah Emma Edmonds was a great pretender : the true story of a Civil War spy
title_full Sarah Emma Edmonds was a great pretender : the true story of a Civil War spy / by Carrie Jones ; illustrated by Mark Oldroyd
Sarah Emma Edmonds was a great pretender : the true story of a Civil War spy [electronic resource] Jones, Carrie.
title_short Sarah Emma Edmonds was a great pretender :
title_sub the true story of a Civil War spy
topic_facet Edmonds, S. Emma E
Electronic books
History
Impostors and imposture
Nurses
Participation, Female
Secret service
Soldiers
Spies
Women
Women soldiers
Women spies