Sarah Collins was a woman from Wisconsin who enlisted as a soldier during the American Civil War. Although she disguised herself as a man, her sex was suspected because of how she put on her shoes. She was discovered to be female before her regiment left for the front.


  • Massey, Mary Elizabeth. Bonnet Brigades (1966), p. 80
  • The Civil War Book of List, Combined Books,1993 pg,179-182

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