She rode with the generals; the true and incredible story of Sarah Emma Seelye, alias Franklin thompson

New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1960. 326p., illustrated with photos, very good first edition in cloth and unclipped dj worn at head of spine.

Sarah Emma Edmonds enlisted in the union army as a man, fought in numerous battles, and spied on the south as a woman. She served as a nurse, spy and general's aide but upon becoming stricken with malaria and in danger of being unmasked she deserted and resume a feminine role, eventually marrying and bearing children.

Cat.No: 66988

Price: $35.00