Nomination: Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, A Civil War Hero

 

 

 

 

Moss, Marissa. Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War Hero.  2011. 48p. Abrams. 18.95 (978-0-8109-9735-6). Gr. 3-6.

This is the true story of Sarah Emma Edmonds who first disguised herself as a man to escape an arranged marriage. Her disguise subsequently allowed her to serve in the Civil War as a nurse, soldier, and spy: positions denied to women. [ltp]

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