Lecture: Espionage in the Civil War: Women Spies

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    During the Civil War, one's appearance and speech did not give away one's loyalty and espionage thrived. Many former slaves and some southern Unionists provided valuable knowledge to Union forces and the Confederates had similar sources. Women spies played a significant role in America's bloodiest conflict. Presented by a National Park Service Ranger from the Civil War Defenses of Washington unit.

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    During the Civil War, one's appearance and speech did not give away one's loyalty and espionage thrived. Many former slaves and some southern Unionists provided valuable knowledge to Union forces and the Confederates had similar sources. Women spies played a significant role in America's bloodiest conflict. Presented by a National Park Service Ranger from the Civil War Defenses of Washington unit.

Lecture: Espionage in the Civil War: Women Spies