Behind Rebel Lines
The Incredible Storyof Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy
Behind Rebel Lines by Seymour Reit
Book DescriptionIn 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780780704497
(168mm x 109mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Seymour Reit
Behind Rebel Lines, Paperback / softback (August 2001)
When war erupts between the States in 1861, President Lincoln makes an impassioned plea for volunteers. Determined not to remain on the sidelines, young Emma Edmonds poses as a man and enlists in the Union Army, becoming a cunning master of disguise, risking discovery and death behind Confederate lines. Illustrations.
Guns for General Washington, Paperback / softback (August 2001)
Now in paperback, this book recreates the true story of Will Knox, a 19-year-old boy who undertook the dangerous task of transporting 183 cannons from New York's Fort Ticonderoga to Boston--in the dead of winter--to help General Washington win an important battle.
Sibling Rivalry, Paperback» View all books by Seymour Reit
Written in the warm and reassuring Bank Street style, this is an authoritative, ground-breaking guide entriely devoted to the dilemmas of sibling rivalry. Issues such as jealousy, sharing and fighting between siblings are discussed, and there are special sections on twins, step-siblings and single parents. From the Paperback edition.
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