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Confederate spy

W. Elsworth Stedman

Confederate spy

a military drama, in five acts

by W. Elsworth Stedman

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Published by S. French & son; [etc., etc. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby W. Ellsworth Stedman ...
SeriesFrench"s standard drama. The acting edition,, no. 402
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS635.Z9 S79
The Physical Object
Pagination51 p.
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6552677M
LC Control Number12038922
OCLC/WorldCa11942882


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Karen Abbott, the New York Confederate spy book bestselling author of Sin in the Second City and “pioneer of sizzle history” (USA Today), tells the spellbinding true story of four women who risked everything to become spies during the Civil War. Karen Abbott illuminates one of the most fascinating yet little known aspects of the Civil War: the stories of four courageous women—a socialite, a farmgirl /5().

How a Black Spy Infiltrated the Confederate White House Freed slave Mary Bowser and abolitionist Elizabeth Van Lew teamed up to spy on Confederate President Jefferson Davis—and got Author: Thad Morgan.

Rose O'Neal Greenhow ( or – October 1, ) was a renowned Confederate spy during the American Civil War.A socialite in Washington, D.C., during the period before the war, she moved in important political circles and cultivated friendships with presidents, generals, senators, and high-ranking military officers including John C.

Calhoun and James : orMontgomery County, Maryland. Henry Thomas Harrison (Ap – Octo ), often known simply as "Harrison", was a spy for Confederate Lt.

Gen. James Longstreet during the American Civil is best known for the information he gave Longstreet and Gen. Robert E. Lee in the Gettysburg Campaign, which resulted in Lee converging on Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, thus causing the Battle of GettysburgResting place: Highland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky.

During the war Booth was a low-level courier for the Confederates and smuggled medicine to the South, doing a little spying along the way. Booth’s sister, Asia Booth Clarke, in a tell-all book she titled the Unlocked Book, wrote, “I Confederate spy book knew that my hero was a spy, a.

The Confederate spy: or, Startling incidents of the war between the states. A novel. Contributor Names Crozier, R. (Robert Hoskins) Created / Published Louisville, Printed by J.P.

Morton & company, If you enjoy espionage, Civil War history, or just a good story, this book is for you. Rose O'Neal Greenhow was a Southern belle of considerable influence in the pre-war Washington, D. and she continued her influence through the early days of the war/5(10). The Confederate spy: or, Startling incidents of the war between the states.

A novel. Contributor Names Crozier, R. (Robert Hoskins) Created / Published Louisville, Printed by J.P. Morton & company, Subject Headings. Johnny Reb, Confederate spy by Ward McDonald, Mary McDonald Willis,American History Book Publishing Co. edition, in English. Confederate Courier Born in in Middletown, Connecticut, to parents of French extraction, Sarah Antoinette Gilbert, known also as “Nettie,” grew up in that state.

In the late ’s, however, most of the family moved to eastern North Carolina, where in JuneSarah married Rowan Slater, who had been working in New Bern as a.

I bought this book as a teenager since I was fascinated with the idea of a female spy in an era where women had few rights. I've reread it several times over the years. Ross does a good job of telling the story of Rose's life from her early childhood to her marriage with /5.

Confederate spy book Boyd, spy for the Confederacy during the American Civil War and later an actress and lecturer. Boyd attended Mount Washington Female College in Baltimore, Maryland, from to In Martinsburg, Virginia, at the outbreak of the Civil War, she joined in fund-raising activities on behalf.

Daytime, Taneytown, Pennsylvania, a town near Gettysburg. Harrison, a Confederate spy, discovers a large mass of Union troops moving north. The Union troops are moving dangerously close to the Confederate army.

Harrison returns in the middle of the night to the Confederate camp and reports his discovery to General James Longstreet. Confederate spy Marie Isabella “Belle” Boyd is arrested by Union troops and detained at the Old Capitol Prison in Washington, D.C.

It was the first of three arrests for this skilled spy who. Confederate spy: Rose O'Neale Greenhow. New York, F. Watts [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Rose O'Neal Greenhow; Rose O'Neal Greenhow: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Nash K Burger.

Confederate Spy Stories By Katherine And John Bakeless Ex Library Book Book is in good condition Shipped with USPS Media Rating: % positive. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Donor bostonpubliclibrary External-identifierPages:   Johnny Reb, Confederate spy: memories of thrilling events of the Civil War: Memoirs of Ward McDonald, Captain, C.S.A., 4th Alabama Cavalry, written for the Moulton Advertiser, Moulton, AlabamaAmerican History Book Publishing Co.

Belle Boyd - Confederate Spy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to /5(6). Belle Boyd was a Confederate spy during the U.S.

Civil War and wrote a book about her experiences when the war was over. Find out more about her life at : From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Prologue to Politics.

3: Other editions - View all. Rebel Rose: Life of Rose O'Neal Greenhow, Confederate Spy Ishbel Ross Snippet view - Rebel Rose: life of Rose O'Neal Greenhow, Confederate spy Ishbel Ross. Belle Boyd began her career as a spy and ended it as an actress.

At least one historian concluded that she never lived at all, but the Confederate spy did exist. This essay, by former American Heritage editor Richard F. Snow, explores the life of one of the Civil War's most active secret : New Word City, Inc. Rose O’Neal Greenhow, Confederate spy whose social position and shrewd judgment cloaked her espionage for the South during the American Civil War.

Rose O’Neal married the prominent physician and historian Robert Greenhow in and became a leading hostess of.

When the teen’s identity is revealed, she is asked by the Pinkerton Detective Agency to work as a maid and investigate Rose Greenhow, a Confederate spy in Washington, D.C. An author’s note offers more information on the real Greenhow, Pinkerton, and Sarah Emma Edmonds, the basis for Sarah Wheelock’s character.

In this gripping book, Abbott (Sin in the Second City) tells the moving and fascinating story of four women who played unconventional roles during the Civil War: Belle Boyd, a boisterous flirt and Confederate spy; Rose Greenhow, a seductive widow also spying for the South; Emma Edmondson, who disguised herself as a man and enlisted in the Union /5(18).

Sarah Gilbert Slater was a mysterious Confederate spy who worked with both John Wilkes Booth and John Surratt prior to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln but disappeared shortly after without a trace. Federal investigators began pursuing Sarah Slater after she was mentioned in a number of testimonials during the Lincoln conspiracy trial and the trial of John Surratt.

If you dip into the new book “Spy Sites of Washington, DC”, you will find that sneaking, lying and skullduggery are as old as the republic itself. And our region is full of the traces. Confederate Flag Given by Infamous Spy Belle Boyd to a Union Officer Author A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer.

Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects, verso The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page. Maria Isabella "Belle" Boyd was one of the Confederacy's most notorious spies.

She was born in May in Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) to a prosperous family with strong Southern ties. During the Civil War, her father was a soldier in the Stonewall Brigade, and at least three other members of her family were convicted of being Confederate spies.

The “Slave” in question was actually a Union spy who infiltrated the Confederate president’s household, obtaining intelligence no white espionage agent could. She is at work on a book Author: Lois Leveen.

JulieWeathers said: Considering there was a great Confederate movement and spy operation in Toronto, I would take no offense at that. One of the characters in my book will go to Toronto on a spying mission in the next book if this one ever sees daylight.

A fascinating & rare book. Long out-of-print. Loreta Janeta Velazquez was the daughter of a Spanish official living in Cuba. As a young girl she was sent to school in New Orleans, where she ran away and married a U.S.

Army officer. After the outbreak of the war, she persuaded her husband to renounce his commission and to join the Confederate Seller Rating: % positive. Rose O'Neal Greenhow () was a popular socialite in Washington, DC, and a spy for the South during the Civil War.

Her nicknames were Wild Rose and Rebel Rose. She was born in Port Tobacco, Maryland, in   Ratcliffe’s book contains four poems and forty undated signatures: twenty-six of Confederate officers and soldiers and fourteen of loyal Confederate civilians.

In A Southern Spy in Northern Virginia, Charles V. Mauro uncovers the mystery behind this album, identifying who the soldiers were and when they could have signed its pages/5(41).

A freed slave became a spy. Then she took down the Confederate White House. Mary Bowser was a servant for Confederate President Jefferson Davis in Richmond.

Genre/Form: Fiction History Novels: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Crozier, R.H. (Robert Hoskins). Confederate spy. Gallatin, Tenn., R.B. Harmon, The book jacket for Belle Boyd: Confederate Spy by Louis A.

Sigaud, published in A portrait of Susie King Taylor from her book Reminiscences of. Come Retribution: The Confederate Secret Service and the Assassination of Lincoln.

Jackson: University of Missouri Press,Chapters 1–9 accurately describe Confederate espionage activity in the U.S. and Canada. Varon, Elizabeth R.

Southern Lady, Yankee Spy: The True Story of Elizabeth Van Lew, A Union Agent in the Heart of the Confederacy. - Explore vadivisionudc's board "Female Confederate Spies" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about American civil war, Spy and Civil war photos pins. Description. Front: Laura Ratcliffe,August 8,Confederate Spy, Mosbys Rock, Near Laura’s home was a large rock where she and Col. John S. Mosby would hide message.

He seeking intelligence and she providing same concerning troop movements & etc. Back: Laura Ratcliffe was born in Fairfax City, Virginia.

After her father’s death the family moved to the Frying Pan area of. Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy is a riveting non-fiction book about four women who conducted espionage (and, in one case, fought undercover as a soldier) in the Civil War.

Two women worked for the North and two for the South. The book is interesting and exciting and paints incredible pictures of very different women who, love them or hate them, lived unusual lives of great political and.

Rose Greenhow: Confederate Spy. by Joanne Mattern. No one expected Rose Greenhow to be a war hero. But when the American Civil War split the nation apart, this beautiful and popular hostess played an important role in the Confederate South’s most important battle victory.

The Children’s Book Council (CBC) is the nonprofit trade. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY In this gripping book, Abbott (Sin in the Second City) tells the moving and fascinating story of four women who played unconventional roles during the Civil War: Belle Boyd, a boisterous flirt and Confederate spy; Rose Greenhow, a seductive widow also spying for the South; Emma Edmondson, who disguised herself as a man and enlisted in the Union /5(46).