Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy - Chapter 6: March 30, 1862 Summary & Analysis

Seymour Reit
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Chapter 6: March 30, 1862 Summary and Analysis

After night fell, Emma, as "Cuff", made her way across the valley. She moved cautiously, and the journey took her several hours to complete. Observing how long it took the sentry guard to march back and forth, Emma entered the camp when the guard was at the farthest point from her. She slept in a wooded area that night.

The next morning she awoke to the voices of several slaves who were singing as they walked through the woods. It was as good a time as any to test her disguise, so she stood up and greeted them, telling the slaves she was lost. The slaves were delivering breakfast to the sentry. They told Emma she could return to the camp with them after they made their deliveries. They gave her a biscuit and a cup of coffee, which...

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