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The Story of Sarah Emma Edmonds

posted on 2013-11-07

Do you know who Sarah Emma Edmonds is?

Sarah Emma Edmonds is a Canadian woman who fought in the American civil war…as a man! Take a look at our video dedicated to her (Preview only. For the full video, visit: )

Back in the day, women were not allowed to take part in wars: it was a man's job. But Sarah Emma Edmonds was adventurous! She dressed up as a man and called herself Franklin Thompson. She became a master of disguise, using different identities to get information for her country! She was considered to be a very good soldier by all who knew her during her service.

Today, Sarah Emma Edmonds is a part of the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame and remains an inspiration in history forever!

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