Canuck Quotes: Sarah Emma Edmonds

Sarah Emma Edmonds aka Frank Thompson

“My dear comrades, my heart is so full I cannot say what I would to you. Tears are in my eyes, but I shall never, never forget your love and kindness to Frank Thompson. All that I can say is that I am deeply grateful, and may God bless you.”

Sarah Emma Edmonds during a speech at an Army Reunion

“I am naturally fond of adventure, a little ambitious, and a good deal romantic – but patriotism was the true secret of my success.”

Read more about Sarah Emma Edmonds life here.

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