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Title:
An unknown heroine; an historical episode of the war between the states
Author:
Chittenden, L. E. (Lucius Eugene), 1824-1900.
Publication Information:
New York : Richmond, Crosup & co., 1893.
Physical Description:
2 pages l., 3-314 pages including ma pages : frontispiece, portrait ; 19 cm
General Note:
The "unknown heroine" is Mrs. Van Metre of Clarke Co., Va., who befriended Lieut. Henry E. Bedell, 1st Vermont heavy artillery, wounded at the battle of Opequan, Sept. 13, 1864, and deserted by his comrades. On Bedell's return North, Mrs. Van Metre accompanied him, and through the assistance of Sec. Stanton and others found her husband, a Confederate soldier confined in a nothern prison under an assumed name, and secured his release.
Language:
English
Format :
Book

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