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Deborah Sampson: the Girl Who Went to War

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ISBN-10: 1479125539

ISBN-13: 9781479125531

Edition: N/A

Authors: Marilyn Komechak

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Deborah Sampson, a true hero of the American Revolutionary War, is the only woman in early American history thought to serve as a soldier without being discovered. Her patriotic zeal leads the young woman to disguise herself as a man, and to enlist as a soldier in Washington's Continental Army. At West Point her officers choose her for membership in an elite corps, The Light Infantrymen. The military action and episodes of Deborah's story are based on real events. After the war, Deborah became the first American woman to set out alone to tour as a speaker for compensation, and the first to receive a full pension as a soldier for serving in the army. The actions she took enabled her to live…    
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Book details

List price: $8.99
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 8/22/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 134
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English

Before working twenty years as a licensed psychologist and therapist in private practice in Fort Worth, Marilyn was on the staff of the Fort Worth Child Study Center, and the Center for Behavioral Studies at the University of North Texas. She holds degrees from Purdue, Texas Christian University and a Doctorate from the University of North Texas. During her work as a psychologist Marilyn also served as a consultant to schools, businesses, and corporations. While maintaining her private practice office, she wrote a self-help book, Getting Yourself Together, which was introduced as a CD-ROM at the Chicago Book Expo, and Morals and Manners for the Millennium at the Austin Book Fair. Marilyn is…