Sarah E. E. Seelye, alias Franklin Thompson.

by United States. Congress. House

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  • United States -- Claims

Edition Notes

Other titlesSeelye, Sarah Emma E., Invalid pensions
SeriesH.rp.849
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Invalid Pensions
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
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Open LibraryOL15971201M

A Forgotten Heroine. I’ve read enough about Sarah to know that she was a very compassionate woman and her letters/books reveal how much she cared for the men she nursed, and how hard it was for her to see them suffer. Sarah Emma Edmonds alias Franklin Thompson. Born: near Fredericton, New Brunswick, Sarah Emma Edmonds disguised herself as a man and enlisted in the Union army as Franklin Thompson. She served as a nurse and a mail carrier on the battlefield, and while there is no official documentation of her career as a spy, she wrote a detailed memoir of her exploits which was?published in After much debate, the House of Representatives passed House Bill Number , which included this statement: Truth is oftentimes stranger than fiction, and now comes the sequel, Sarah E. Edmonds, now Sarah E. Seelye, alias Franklin Thompson, is now asking this Congress to grant her relief by way of a pension on account of fading health, which. directed to place on the pension roll the name of Sarah E. Seelye, alias Franklin Thompson, who was late a private in Company F, Second regiment of Michigan Infantry Volunteers, at the rate of twelve dollars per month.” While some records still show Private Franklin Flint Thompson as having deserted, the charge of.

Sarah Emma Edmonds was born into an agriculturally based family in New Brunswick, Canada on December, Her father wanted a son to help him grow crops, so he resented Sarah. Edmonds soon left her family to escape her father’s abuse and changed her last name from Edmondson to Edmonds. She ended up in Moncton, Canada. Sarah Thompson has 39 books on Goodreads with ratings. Sarah Thompson’s most popular book is Orphan Train Girl. Books by Sarah Thompson. Sarah Thompson Average rating ratings 63 reviews shelved 1, times Showing 30 distinct works. Missing: alias. Sarah Emma Edmonson was born in Magaguadavic, New Brunswick Province, Canada under the name "Franklin Thompson", was awarded a veteran's pension of $12 a month and the act of desertion was removed from her record. Sarah Emma Edmonds Seelye died in her home in La Porte, Texas, where she was buried. Missing: alias. 19/07/ 🔒 Crypt X - a Narrative Puzzle Game 🔑 I missed the cut off, but this looks great! A missing archaeologist, an ancient tomb, a curious notebook.

Sarah Emma Edmonds was born in New Brunswick, Canada in December of However, she always feared her father would find her, so, disguised as man named Franklin Thompson, she decided to immigrate to the USA where she would work in Hartford as traveling Bible salesman. At the start of the civil war in , she was continuing to sell. Date range begin – Date range end. Current results range from to View distribution. Twenty years passed before she asked her fellow soliders for help in obtaining a pension and recognition. It was then, the men realized that Private Thompson was actually a woman. A special act of Congress was granted, on July 5, , for Sarah Emma Edmonds, who was now known by her married name of Sarah E. Seelye. Sarah Emma Edmonds (December – September 5, ), was a Canadian-born woman who is known for serving as a man with the Union Army during the American Civil War. A purported master of disguise, Edmonds exploits were described in the bestselling Nurse, Soldier, and Spy. In , she was inducted into the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame.

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She was granted one in under her new married name, Sarah E. Seelye, including back pay and including removing the designation of deserter from Franklin Thomas’ records.

She moved to Texas, where she was admitted into the GAR (Grand Army of the Republic), the only woman to be admitted. a| She rode with the generals; b| the true and incredible story of Sarah Emma Seelye, alias Franklin Thompson. a| New York, b| T. Nelson c| []. “Truth is ofttimes stranger than fiction, and now comes the sequel, Sarah E.

E. Seelye E. Edmonds, now Sarah E. Seelye, alias Franklin Thompson, is now asking this Congress to grant her relief by way of a pension on account of fading health, which she avers had its incurrence and is the sequence of the days and nights she spent in the swamps of the Chickahominy in the days she spent.

That Franklin Thompson and Mrs. Sarah E. Seelye are one and the same person is established by abundance of proof and beyond a doubt. She submits a statement and also the testimony of ten credible witnesses, men of intelligence, holding places of high honor and trust, who positively swear she is the alias Franklin Thompson.

book Franklin Thompson. Her disguises were not revealed until she left the Army and wrote her book "Nurse and Spy". On July 7, President Chester A Arthur signed a bill approved by congress, granting a pension to Mrs.

Sarah E E Seelye, alias Franklin Thompson. The written record for House Bill (Ma ) says, "That Franklin Thompson and Mrs. Sarah E.E. Seelye are one and the same person is established by abundance of proof and beyond a doubt.".

That Franklin Thompson and Mrs. Sarah E.E. Seelye are one and the same person is established by abundance of proof and beyond a doubt. She submits a statement and also the testimony of ten credible witnesses, men of intelligence, holding places of high honor and trust, who positively swear she is the identical Franklin Thompson.

“Truth is ofttimes stranger than fiction, and now comes the sequel, Sarah E. Edmonds, now Sarah E. Seelye, alias Franklin Thompson, is now asking this Congress to grant her relief by way of a pension on account of fading health, which she avers had its incurrence and is the sequence of the days and nights she spent in the swamps of the Chickahominy in the.

"Truth is oft times stranger than fiction, and now comes the sequel, Sarah E. Edmonds, now Sarah E. Seelye, alias Franklin Thompson, is now asking this Congress to grant her relief by way of a pension on account of fading health, which she avers had its incurrence and is the sequence of the days and nights she spent in the swamps of the.

Sarah E. Seelye (born Sarah E. Edmonds) was a native of New Brunswick, but at the outbreak of the civil war was a resident of Michigan, at or near Flint. When the call was made for troops, by a strange impulse she felt constrained to enter the service.

Eventually she petitioned the War Department for a case review, and in a special Act of Congress granted Sarah E. Seelye (her married name), alias Frank Thompson, an honorable discharge plus veteran : Teacher With Heart. Sarah E. Seelye, née Edmonds, served two years as a soldier in Company F, Second Michigan Infantry Volunteers.

She disguised herself as a man, using the alias Franklin Thompson. That Franklin Thompson and Mrs. Sarah E.E. Seelye are one and the same person is established by abundance of proof and beyond a doubt. She submits a statement and also the testimony of ten credible witnesses, men of intelligence, holding places of high honor and trust, who positively swear she is the identical Franklin Thompson.".

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Sarah Seelye lived a seemingly ordinary life in Fort Scott, Kansas, in She and her husband were well-respected members of the community where they raised their family.

But as her health started to falter at she realized past adventures were catching up to her. Her body ached with rheumatism, and she suffered from the side effects of heart, liver, and.

Sarah Emma Evelyn Edmundson Seelye () Reference: The Handbook of Texas Online Sarah Seelye was born Sarah Emma Evelyn Edmundson in New Brunswick province, Canada, in December To avoid an unwanted marriage, she ran away from home when she was seventeen, disguised as a boy.

That Franklin Thompson and Mrs. Sarah E.E. Seelye are one and the same person is established by abundance of proof and beyond a doubt. She submits a statement and also the testimony of ten. New Brunswicker Sarah Edmonds (aka Franklin Thompson), disguised herself as a man and served as a male nurse in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

According to her autobiography, she also conducted spy missions behind Confederate lines. After the fall of Fort Sumter, Sarah volunteered for the Union cause and under disguise she soldiered using the alias Franklin (Frank) Thompson.

She joined the United States Army, Company F, Second Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment, in May of that year. Her militia unit was known as “Flint’s Union Greys.”.

Granting a pension to Mrs. Sarah E. Seelye, alias Franklin Thompson. 1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa‐ 2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and. Sarah Emma Edmondson was born in New Brunswick, Canada in December of Her father was a farmer who had been hoping for a son to help him with the crops; as a result, he resented his daughter and treated her badly.

Into escape the abuse and an arranged marriage, Edmondson left home, changing her name to Edmonds. Sarah Emma Evelyn Edmonds was born in December in New Brunswick, Canada. She received scant education as a child but she did enjoy reading and was inspired by Fanny Campbell, the Female Pirate Captain by Maturin Murray Ballou.

Sometime in the ’s she ran away from home and was an itinerant Bible salesman, dressing as a man and going by the name of Frank Thompson Missing: alias.

On Mapassage of a bill "to remove the charge of desertion from the record of Franklin Thompson, alias S.E.E. Seelye." was introduced in the House Military Affairs Committee. That same day a second bill recommending passage of a bill "granting a pension to Mrs. Sarah E.E. Seelye, alias Franklin Thompson" was introduced in the House Invalid Pensions Committee.

Sarah Edmonds, American soldier who fought, disguised as a man, in the Civil War. Sarah Edmonson received scant education as a child, and sometime in the s she ran away from home. For a time she was an itinerant seller of Bibles, dressing as a man and using the name Frank Thompson.

She. "Truth is ofttimes stranger than fiction, and now comes the sequel, Sarah E. Edmonds, now Sarah E. Seelye, alias Franklin Thompson, is now asking this Congress to grant her relief by way of a pension on account of fading health, which she avers had its incurrence and is the sequence of the days and nights she spent in the swamps of the.

Eventually she petitioned the War Department for a case review, and in a special Act of Congress granted Sarah E. Seelye (her married name), alias Frank Thompson, an honorable discharge plus veteran pension. MIchigan Soldiers Who Lived In Kansas. Thompson, Franklin, or Seelye, Sarah E. E., Genesee County.

Enlisted in company F, Second Infantry,at Flint, for 3 years, age Mustered Sarah E. Seelye of Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, makes affidavit that she and Franklin Thompson were and are one and the same. Sarah Seelye began her effort to secure the govern-ment pension that she believed was rightfully hers.

She asked old army friends for written statements about her service to the Union. In Congress granted “Sarah E. Seelye, alias Frank Thompson” a veteran’s pension of $12 per month. Two yearsFile Size: 25KB. The adventures didn’t come to her—she came to them. Running away from home, disguising herself as a man, carrying mail on a galloping horse.

Sarah Edmonds Seelye served two years in the Second Michigan Infantry as Franklin Thompson. Inshe received a military pension. Records from the AGO show that Sarah Edmonds, a Canadian by birth, assumed the alias of Franklin Thompson and enlisted as a private in the Second Michigan Infantry in Detroit on.

Mrs. S. E. Seelye, formerly Miss Sarah Edmonds, alias Frank Thompson, is a woman between forty and fifty years of age. She has black hair and eyes, a quick, intelligent expression, and a general appearance suggesting the idea that she might have made her toilette with scrupulous care, as to neatness, but possibly without a mirror.Sarah E.

Edmonds AKA Franklin Thompson Sarah Emma Edmonds, from her Nurse and Spy in the Union Army. Hartford, Conn., Co. "F" This is what I have heard and found so far folks. Please keep in mind that information on them is very hard to find or authenticate.Sarah Emma Edmonds is on Facebook.

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