Remember Me
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Behind Rebel Lines : The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy
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Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11 
READABILITY
6.5 
PAGES
ix, 130 p.; 
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Paperback
ISBN 9780152164270
Publisher Summary
In 1861, when war erupted between the States, President Lincoln made an impassioned plea for volunteers. Determined not to remain on the sidelines, Emma Edmonds cropped her hair, donned men’s clothing, and enlisted in the Union Army. Posing in turn as a slave, peddler, washerwoman, and fop, Emma became a cunning master of disguise, risking discovery and death at every turn behind Confederate lines.

Recounts the story of the Canadian woman who disguised herself as a man and slipped behind Confederate lines to spy for the Union army.
 
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