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Spies and spymasters of the Civil War

Rev. & expanded ed.

Published by Hippocrene Books in New York .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Civil War "spy chiefs"
Intelligence courier systems
Secret organizations: Northern sympathizers in the South ; Southern sympathizers in the north
Technology assist in Civil War spying
Intelligence gathering by cryptology: Union cryptography ; Confederate cryptography
Unique spy groups: Confederate operations in Canada ; Negro spies ; Newsboys ; Spies from Europe ; Spies in Europe ; Telegraphic spies
Imprisonment, exchange and execution of spies
Individual spies
Confederate male spies: Thomas Conrad ; Major W.P. Gorman ; Harrison ; Thomas R. Hines ; "Renfrew" ; Benjamin Franklin Stringfellow
Lesser known Confederate male spies: Colonel Ashby ; Walter Bowie ; E. Pliny Bryan ; John Burke ; C.E. Coleman ; Godfrey Hyamns ; A.D. Lytle ; Captain J. Maxwell ; Channing Smith ; William Smithson ; Dr. Aaron Van Camp
Union Male spies: Spencer Kellogg Brown ; George Curtis ; James A. Garfield ; "Colonel" Philps Henson ; William A. Lloyd ; Corporal Pike ; Archibald Rowand, Jr. ; Samuel Ruth ; Felix Stidger ; Timothy Webster ; Captain H.H. Young
Lesser known Union male spies: James Andrews ; "Tinker" Dave Beatty ; Harry Davies ; "Charlie Davis" ; Alexander Gardner ; Joseph McCabe ; Thomas McCammon ; Charles Phillips ; John Y. Phillips ; B.W. Saunders ; William T. Wood
Confederate female spies: Belle Boyd ; Rose O'Neal Greenhow ; Sarah Slater
Lesser known Confederate female spies: Mrs. Braxley ; Belle Edmondson ; Antonia Ford ; Laura R. Hanna ; Nancy Hart ; Augusta Morris ; Ginnie Moon ; Lottie Moon ; Ann Patterson ; Kate Patterson
Union female spies: Mrs. E.H. Baker ; Pauline Cushman ; Emma Edmonds ; Elizabeth Van Lew
Lesser known female Union spies: Mrs. Frances Abel ; Hattie Lawton ; Jeanette Laurier Mabry ; Mrs. Green ; Mrs. Rice ; Dr. Mary E. Walker ; Rebecca West
Listing of all known Civil War spies
Addendum to revised edition: Foreword ; "After life" ; Amateur hour ; How far we have come
Glossary of Civil War spy terms ; Listing of books written by Civil War spies.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-268) and indexes.

Other Titles
Spies & spymasters of the Civil War


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E608 .M345 2004

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