THE FORGOTTEN GRAVE

THE FORGOTTEN GRAVE

    Price: $75.00

    Code: 1639
    Format: DVD

    This video tells the true story of Sarah Emma Edmonds, a 20-year-old woman who, disguised as a man, enlisted in the Union Army during the Civil War. She initially worked as a male nurse, later disguised herself as a black soldier and a woman refugee and engaged in espionage work behind enemy lines, and fought as a soldier in battles at Antietam and Fredericksburg, among others. In telling Edmonds's story-one of some 400 documented cases of women who disguised themselves as men to participate in the war effort-the video pays homage to this brave woman and the Civil War's many other unsung heroines.

    Directed by Jeff McArthur
    2000, 20 minutes
    Purchase: $75 Classroom Rental: $40



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