The Mysterious Private Thompson
By: Laura Leedy Gansler
The Double Life of Sarah Emma Edmonds, Civil War Soldier
The Mysterious Private Thompson tells the remarkable story of Sarah Emma Edmonds, who disguised herself as a man and fought for her country at a time of war. Drawing on Edmonds’s journals and those of the men she served with, this volume recreates Edmonds’s experience in some of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, during which she served with distinction.
Softcover, 272 pages