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Sarah Taylor (1831 – 1872), born Nicole Wilson, fought in the American Civil War as a soldier at the age of 18[citation needed].. The Tennessee regiments were very impressed and inspired with herTemplate:POV-statement, and she earned the nickname "The Tennessee Joan of Arc"[citation needed]. The men she fought with were impressed with her amazing strategy techniques[dubious ], and often asked for her help and advice[citation needed].

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  • Crossdressing during wartime
  • Deborah Sampson, impersonated a man to fight during the American War of Independence


  • Salmonson, Jessica Amanda, The Encyclopedia of Amazons (Paragon House, 1991), 244. ISBN 1-55778-420-5

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