Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy - Chapter 10: May 22, 1862 Summary & Analysis

Seymour Reit
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Chapter 10: May 22, 1862 Summary and Analysis

Emma was stopped by a sentry as she neared the camp. She explained that she had something from a dying soldier to Major McKee. The sentry arranged for her to ride in a supply wagon to the camp's headquarters, where she explained her story to General Ewell's aide. The Major was out on maneuvers so the aide arranged for some food for Emma and a place to relax. Emma listened to the chatter of the slaves and learned the names of some of the officers. After she rested a while, she picked up her basket and wandered around the camp where she drew no attention and was free to roam.

During her walk around the camp, she took note of the numbers of cannons and the layout of the defenses. Major McKee met with her later in the afternoon...

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