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Nurse and Spy in the Union Army

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"Nurse and Spy in the Union Army" is a captivating memoir by Sarah Emma Edmonds that provides a unique perspective on the Civil War. The author's courageous and resourceful actions as a nurse and spy for the Union Army are inspiring and make for a thrilling read. Edmonds vividly describes the challenges she faced and the dangers she encountered, showcasing her bravery and dedication to the cause. Her detailed accounts of her undercover missions behind enemy lines are particularly gripping, offering a glimpse into the life of a female spy during a tumultuous time in American history. Overall, this book is a compelling and informative look at an often overlooked aspect of the Civil War, and is a must-read for history enthusiasts and fans of true-life adventure stories.

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The “Nurse and Spy” is simply a record of events which have transpired in the experience and under the observation of one who has been on the field and participated in numerous battles—among which are the first and second Bull Run, Williamsburg, Fair Oaks, the Seven days in front of Richmond, Antietam, and Fredericksburg—serving in the capacity of “Spy” and as “Field Nurse” for over two years.

While in the “Secret Service” as a “Spy,” which is one of the most hazardous positions in the army—she penetrated the enemy’s lines, in various disguises, no less than eleven times; always with complete success and without detection.

Her efficient labors in the different Hospitals as well as her arduous duties as “Field Nurse,” embrace many thrilling and touching incidents, which are here most graphically described.

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