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Sarah Rosetta Wakeman papers

Sarah Rosetta Wakeman

Sarah Rosetta Wakeman papers

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 153rd (1862-1865),
  • Female Participation,
  • Women soldiers,
  • Personal narratives,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Photocopies of Wakeman"s letters to her family while serving with the 153rd New York Infamtry Regiment as Pvt. Lyons Wakeman. Most of the letters were written from Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Va., with a few later ones from Louisiana.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination36
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25082592M
    LC Control Number94006303

      Written by J.M. Wasko “I can drill just as well as any man,” wrote Sarah Rosetta Wakeman in the s. Sarah—or Private Lyons as her comrades in the rd New York Volunteer Infantry knew her—was one of as many as 1, soldiers who fought in the American Civil War who were not men. On March.


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The life of the farming Wakeman family was not for Sarah, who wanted adventure and a. Sarah Rosetta Wakeman (Janu – J ) is one of several women who disguised themselves as men in order to fight for the Union in the U.S.

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McPherson; AUTHORS: Wakeman, Sarah Rosetta, Burgess, Lauren Cook; PUBLISHED: Pasadena, Md.: The Minerva Center, c SUBJECT.

Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Sarah Rosetta Wakeman (16 Jan –19 Jun ), Find a Grave Memorial no. citing Chalmette National Cemetery, Chalmette, St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A : Chalmette National Cemetery, Chalmette.

But it would be years before Wakeman’s real identity was revealed: Lyons Wakeman was born a woman, Sarah Rosetta Wakeman. The only people who knew for certain the soldier’s true identity were the parents and eight siblings Lyons left behind. Books. Today’s Paper Advertisement. Continue reading the main story.

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Author: Sarah Rosetta Wakeman; Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA ISBN: Category: Biography & Autobiography Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW». The first letter Wakeman sent home contained information about why she left home and what she was doing.

Wakeman often sent money home in the hope of making amends. Sarah Rosetta Wakeman used her birth name when signing her correspondence; if her letters had been intercepted, this act could have ended her military career. The five-foot tall soldier's true identity was that of a simple young farm girl from central New York state named Sarah Rosetta Wakeman.

Her letters, the only such correspondence known to exist, provide a rare glimpse of what life was like for a woman fighting as a common soldier in the Civil War under the guise of a man. In order to better understand Sarah’s motivation one must first analyze her childhood and the environmental factors which molded her.

Born on Januin what would become Afton, New York, to Harvey and Emily Wakeman, Sarah Rosetta Wakeman was the eldest of 9 children, seven of whom were female. The book contained a collection of letters written by Sarah Rosetta Wakeman to her family between Wakeman disguised herself as a man and enlisted in the Union Army under the alias Lyons Wakeman.

After defending the Capitol and fighting in the ill-fated Red River Campaign, Wakeman died of dysentery in a military hospital in New Orleans. Burgess' book is nominally, as the title suggests, about Sarah Rosetta Wakeman, a farm girl from New York who disguised herself as a man and left home to get a job as a boatman.

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