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By Debra Ann Pawlak,Cheryl Bartlam du Bois

The tale of the girl Who Fooled the Yankees and Rebels Alike.

As a toddler, Sarah Emma Edmonds dreamed of remote locations and experience, frequently picturing herself as a guy. whilst her abusive father traded her hand in marriage for a number of head of farm animals, she fled their farm and took at the identification of touring salesman Franklin Thompson ultimately settling in Flint, Michigan. There, as Thompson, she joined corporation F of the second one Michigan Volunteer Infantry and exclusive herself as a real Civil struggle hero.

In among the 1st conflict of Bull Run, the conflict of Yorktown, the conflict of Williamsburg, and the conflict of reasonable Oaks/Seven Pines, Thompson nursed the ill and wounded, carried the mail throughout risky terrain, and have become one of many mystery Service’s first spies. utilizing a number of disguises together with that of a former slave and an Irish peddler girl, Thompson infiltrated enemy traces and stole important info from the Rebels until eventually a critical case of malaria took its toll.

Knowing that the clinical awareness she wanted could show her rigorously stored mystery, she unwillingly abandoned the Union military in 1863. yet Sarah Emma Edmonds wasn’t accomplished. She had a soldier’s pension to struggle for and an honorable discharge to say. nearly a decade after the struggle used to be over, she got here ahead and requested the astonished males she served with for his or her assist in clearing the identify of Franklin Thompson.

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