Girl in Blue
To escape an abusive father and an arranged marriage, fourteen-year-old Sarah, dressed as a boy, leaves her Michigan home to enlist in the Union Army, and becomes a soldier on the battlefields of Virginia as well as a Union spy working in the house of Confederate sympathizer Rose O'Neal Greenhow in Washington, D.C.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ECraine - LibraryThing
Cases of young women disguising themselves as men to fight in battle are often mentioned, and this book does a fine job of explaining motivations, and showing difficulties for the young women, both ... Read full review
GIRL IN BLUEUser Review - Kirkus
Loosely based on an actual woman who disguised herself as a soldier during the Civil War, this historical novel tells the story of Michigan farm girl Sarah Wheelock, who becomes first a solider and ... Read full review