When Jesselynn Hardwood chops off her locks and dons britches, she is following a long line of Civil War heroines dressed in drag, from the (real-life) Union spy Emma Edmonds to Rita M' Brown's (fictional) Geneva Chatfield. Unlike Geneva, who pretends to be a boy in order to follow her husband into ....
Winner, Lauren F.
"Jesse & Louisa: Two Sisters Face Trials Of War And Faith In Christian Novel,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 3
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