“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.