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Southern lady, Yankee spy

the true story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union agent in the heart of the Confederacy

by Elizabeth R. Varon

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Van Lew, Elizabeth L., 1818-1900,
    • Spies -- United States -- Biography,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Secret service

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementElizabeth R. Varon.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE608.V34 V37 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 317 p. :
      Number of Pages317
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3674582M
      ISBN 100195142284
      LC Control Number2003009266

      The document's accuracy is doubted by historians including Elizabeth R. Varon, author of Southern Lady, Yankee Spy, a biography of Van Lew. Although she used numerous pseudonyms, the name "Ellen Bond" was not one of them. In Southern Lady, Yankee Spy, historian Elizabeth Varon provides a gripping, richly researched account of the woman who led what one historian called "the most productive espionage operation of the Civil War." Under the nose of the Confederate government, Van Lew ran a spy ring that gathered intelligence, hampered the Southern war effort, and.

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        VARON, Elizabeth R. Southern lady, Yankee spy; the true story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union agent in the heart of the Confederacy. Oxford. p. illus. notes. index. c $ A Sadly, by the end of her life Van Lew had more friends in Boston than in her hometown of Richmond, Virginia, where she had become a social outcast. Southern Lady, Yankee Spy: The True Story of Elizabeth Van Lew, A Union Agent in the Heart of the Confederacy (Oxford University Press, October ) is the story of a woman who defied the conventions of the century South.


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