During the Revolutionary War, scouts tracked enemy movements and carried messages to troops moving through the frontier. Most scouts were men, but occasionally a woman came forward, eager to do her part in the fight for independence. Anne Bailey was one such woman. After her husband was killed in battle. Anne put on her husband's fringed leather jacket, mounted her horse, and rode into history as a legendary woman scout. Anne Bailey: Frontier Scout, the true story of this woman who risked her life in the war for American independence, will excite any young reader interested in the early history of the United States or in the role of women in the American Revolution.
Table of Contents
|Chapter 1||"Bound" for America||11|
|Chapter 2||Across the Blue Ridge||19|
|Chapter 3||Until Death Do Us Part||29|
|Chapter 4||On Her Own Terms||37|
|Chapter 5||War in the East and West||47|
|Chapter 6||Choosing and Westward Path||56|
|Chapter 7||After the War||73|
|Appendix 1||"Mad Anne Bailey" Legends||85|
|Appendix 2||Anne Bailey Poems||89|
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