Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy Topics for Discussion

Seymour Reit
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Where did Emma Edmonds come from? Why did Emma run away from home? Why did she move to America and why did she love her adopted country so much?

Why did Emma volunteer to join the army and portray herself as a man? What person inspired her to join the army? In what traditional ways did women contribute to and support the Civil War cause?

In what various ways did Emma disguise herself during her spy missions for the Union? In what ways did she risk her life? During which mission was she wounded?

What disease did Emma come down with? Why did she leave the Union camp for her recovery? What city did she travel to for her recovery?

What good news did Emma receive while she was hospitalized with her illness? What bad news did she learn about while recovering in the...

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