Secret missions of the Civil War : first-hand accounts by men and women who risked their lives in underground activities for the North and the South

Format: Print Book 2001
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Hampton Community Library Non-Fiction 973.7 STE
Location  Hampton Community Library
 
Collection  Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  973.7 STE
 
 
Contents
Washington the eve of the war / Charles P. Stone
Founder of the Pinkertons shadows a beautiful rebel spy / Allan Pinkerton
Future head of U.S. Secret Service activities goes on his first mission / Lafayette C. Baker
How the Confederates got arms and ammunition in Europe / Caleb Huse
First Confederate cruiser puts out to sea / Raphael Semmes
Confederacy's first government-owned blockade runner begins her career / James D. Bulloch
Belle Boyd starts her work as a spy / Belle Boyd
Union spy tells how he operated / Spencer Kellogg Brown
Female spy changes her color / S. Emma E. Edmonds
Carrying a memorized cipher message through the lines / Adam R. Johnson
Confederate cruiser runs the gauntlet / John Newland Maffitt
Dummy ironclad goes on a secret mission with no one on board / David Dixon Porter
Morgan and his men escape from prison / Thomas E. Hines
Draft riots / Joel Tyler Headley
Confederate torpedo service / R.O. Crowley
Tallahassee terrifies New York and New England / John Taylor Wood
Explosion at City Point / Morris Schaff
Mosby's greenback raid / John H. Alexander
Confederates raid Vermont / John W. Headley
Destruction at the Albemarle / W.B. Cushing
Confederates try to burn New York City / John W. Headley
Capturing a Confederate guerrilla leader / Harry Gilmor
Lee sends his last message to Jefferson Davis / John S. Wise
Last of the Confederate cruisers / John Thomson Mason.

Additional Information
Subjects Spies -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Secret service.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
Publisher New York :Portland House,2001
Contributors Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984.
Language English
Notes Reprint. Originally published: Chicago : Rand McNally, 1959.
Description 320 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
ISBN 0517214466 (pbk.)
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