proceeded to this city in July last, with the design of enlisting in the Second East-Tennessee
cavalry, which she accomplished, and accompanied the army of the Cumberland to Nashville
She was in the thickest of the fight at Murfreesboro
, and was severely wounded in the shoulder, but fought gallantly, and waded Stone River
on the memorable Sunday
on which our forces were driven back.
She had her wound dressed, and her sex was disclosed, and General Rosecrans
made acquainted with the fact.
She was accordingly mustered out of service, notwithstanding her earnest entreaty to be allowed to serve the cause she loved so well.
The General was very favorably impressed with her daring bravery, and superintended the arrangements for her safe transmission to her parents.
She left the army of the Cumberland resolved to enlist again in the first regiment she met. When she arrived at Bowling Green
she found the Eighth Michigan there, and enlisted, since which time she has been and is now connected with it.
She is represented as an excellent horseman, and has been honored with the position of regimental bugler in the regiment.
She has seen and endured all the privations and hardships incident to the life of the soldier, and gained an enviable reputation as a scout, having made several wonderful expeditions which were attended with signal success.
Frank is only eighteen years of age, quite small, and a beautiful figure.
She has auburn hair, which she wears quite short, and large blue eyes, beaming with brightness and intelligence.
Her complexion is naturally very fair, though slightly bronzed at present from the effects of exposure.
She is exceedingly pretty, and very amiable.
Her conversation denotes more than ordinary accomplishment, and, what is stranger than all, she appears very refined in her manners, giving no evidence whatever of the rudeness which might naturally be expected from her late associations.
Frank informs us that she has discovered a great many females in the army, and is now intimately acquainted with a young lady who is a lieutenant in the army.
She has assisted in burying three female soldiers at different times, whose sex were unknown to any but herself.
Since she has been in the city she formed the acquaintance of a young lady, who has taken quite a fancy to her, supposing her to be a handsome young man. We pressed (we should say urged) her for her real name, but she very respectfully declined giving it. She is very patriotic, and expresses a determination “to see the war out, come what will.”