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Southern lady, Yankee spy : the true story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union agent in the heart of the Confederacy / Elizabeth R. Varon.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library E 608 .V34 V37 2003 30533851 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 0195142284 (acid-free paper)
  • Physical Description: xi, 317 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"An awful responsibility": the making of a dissenter, 1818-1860 -- "My country! Oh my country!": Virginia leaves the Union -- "Our flag was gone": The war's first year -- "The bright rush of life": The making of the Richmond underground -- Bet and the "beast": Butler finds his spy -- "This precious dust": The clandestine reburial of Colonel Ulric Dahlgren -- "The smoke of battle": Grant moves on Richmond -- "A flaming altar": The fall of Richmond and its aftermath -- "A fiery ordeal": The trials of a female politician -- The myth of "Crazy Bet" -- Epilogue: Van Lew's ghost.
Subject: Van Lew, Elizabeth L., 1818-1900.
Spies > United States > Biography.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Secret service.
Amerikaanse burgeroorlog.

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