An intriguing and well-documented account of Confederate espionage activities during the Civil War profiles famous and obscure spies who served the Southern cause. True stories of undercover agents in Washington, at Bull Run, Gettysburg and elsewhere make an engrossing read for Civil War buffs, Ameri... read more
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An intriguing and well-documented account of Confederate espionage activities during the Civil War profiles famous and obscure spies who served the Southern cause. True stories of undercover agents in Washington, at Bull Run, Gettysburg and elsewhere make an engrossing read for Civil War buffs, American History students and anyone who enjoys spy stories.
Reprint of the J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia and New York, 1970 edition.
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