Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy - Chapter 12: June 10, 1862 Summary & Analysis

Seymour Reit
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Chapter 12: June 10, 1862 Summary and Analysis

Emma was given a two-week furlough to rest and to take care of his wounded arm. She hitched a ride on a supply wagon that was heading to Williamsburg. She toured the city, but after a short time she became bored and volunteered as a nurse at the city's two hospitals. One hospital tended to Union soldiers and the other to Confederate soldiers. She saw no difference in their needs and divided her time between the two. After the two-week furlough, her arm was healed and she returned to camp just in time for the final battle of Richmond.

There seemed to be no clear victor and the Confederacy was strengthened by a new commander, General Robert E. Lee. The battle, known as the Seven Days' Battle, raged back and forth between the two sides. At the end, General...

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