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Belle Boyd, Confederate spy

Louis Adrien Sigaud

Belle Boyd, Confederate spy

by Louis Adrien Sigaud

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Published by The Dietz Press, Incorporated in Richmond, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Boyd, Belle, 1844-1900.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Secret service -- Confederate States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Louis A. Sigaud ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE608.B785 S5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii p., 1 l., 254 p.
      Number of Pages254
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6480139M
      LC Control Number45000591
      OCLC/WorldCa425072

      The book jacket for Belle Boyd: Confederate Spy by Louis A. Sigaud, published in A portrait of Susie King Taylor from her book Reminiscences of My Life in Camp with the 33d United States Colored Troops. Known as the "Belle Boyd Cottage" because of its association with the famous Confederate spy, this is one of the oldest buildings in Front Royal, Virginia. Located at Chester Street, near the Warren Rifles Museum, in a tree-shaded courtyard behind the Fishback Hotel, it was /5(26).

      Born as Maria Isabella Boyd, she became best known as Belle Boyd, a Confederate spy in the Civil War. She was the oldest child of Benjamin Reed and Mary Rebecca (Glenn) Boyd. One of the most famous of Confederate spies, she served the Confederate forces in the Shenandoah Valley. Boyd's espionage career began by chance. Title Belle Boyd, Confederate spy Created / Published [ca. ] Headings.

      "Fronting on the same hall or stair-landing on which Belle Boyd's room-door opened, were three other rooms, all filled to their capacity with prisoners, mostly Confederate officers. Several of these were personally acquainted with Belle, as she . Only 17 years old when the Civil War began, Isabella “Belle” Boyd would become one of the most famous female Confederate spies, hailed by some as the “Cleopatra of Secession.” Her colorful postwar life also included several marriages and stints as an actress and author. Born on May 9, in Martinsburg, Virginia, Boyd was the oldest.


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Belle Boyd was a Confederate spy during the U.S. Civil War and wrote Belle Boyd book about her experiences when the war was over. Find out more about her life at : Belle Boyd, spy for the Confederacy during the American Civil War and Belle Boyd an actress and lecturer.

Boyd attended Mount Washington Female College in Baltimore, Maryland, from to In Martinsburg, Virginia, at the outbreak of the. Maria Isabella "Belle" Boyd was one of the Confederacy's most notorious spies.

She was born in May in Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) to a prosperous family with strong Southern ties. During the Civil War, her father was a soldier in the Stonewall Brigade, and at least three other members of her family were convicted of being Confederate spies.

Belle Boyd began her career as a spy and ended it as an actress. At least one historian concluded that she never lived at all, but the Confederate spy did exist. This essay, by Belle Boyd American Heritage editor Richard F. Snow, explores the life of one of the Civil War's most active secret : New Word City, Inc.

Confederate spy Marie Isabella “Belle” Boyd is arrested by Union troops and detained at the Old Capitol Prison in Washington, D.C. It was the first of three arrests for this skilled spy who. Belle Boyd - Confederate Spy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to /5(6). Belle Boyd - Confederate Spy Paperback – Ma by Louis A.

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Snow. BELLE BOYD MUST HAVE BEEN QUITE A SIGHT TO BEHOLD. As she darted across the blood-soaked Fort Royal, Virginia battlefield one day inLieutenant Henry Kyd Douglas caught sight of her, noting in his book I Rode With Stonewall that she “seemed to heed neither weeds nor fences, but waved a bonnet as she came on.”.

Boyd came bearing messages. Spy Marie Isabelle ‘‘Belle’’ Boyd (May 9, J ) was born in Martinsburg. On July 4,Belle shot a Yankee soldier, which set off her career as a spy for the Confederate army.

Get this from a library. Belle Boyd, Confederate spy. [Louis A Sigaud] -- Historical account of the Virginian rebel agent who carried messages to Confederates. Belle Boyd: Confederate Spy Belle was a fearless spy who assisted Confederate forces in the Shenandoah Valley at the outset of America's Civil War.

27 February   After the Civil War, Belle went on the road to publicize her memoir, “Belle Boyd in Camp and Prison,” acting out her experiences as a spy, her costume a nod to both genders: a rebel soldier’s belt, an elaborate plumed hat and a specially designed brooch featuring an enameled Confederate battle flag.

At age 17 Belle Boyd shot and killed a Union soldier; at age 19 she was in a Union prison, a Confederate spy who got caught. A spunky West Virginia girl full of charm and with a zest for adventure, Belle worked among the highest-ranking officers and lowliest foot soldiers of the Civil War with an indomitable spirit that defied Union a spy Belle Boyd was amateurish.

June Reached Front Royal, & met there the famous & very handsome, rebel spy, Belle Boyd, who gave to me the rebel flag, waving which, she led the attack upon Kenly in May.

The stars and bars circular canton pattern with eleven-stars was u. A new book on Confederate spy Belle Boyd has recently been released. Belle Boyd: The Rebel Spy is the first serious non-fiction account of her life in 34 years. Belle Boyd was from Martinsburg, Virginia (West Virginia) and considered the most notorious and deceptive female spy to operate in the lower Shenandoah Valley during America’s Civil War.

Early in the Civil War, year-old Belle Boyd risks capture to spy for the South and her native state of Virginia. On the eve of battle, she races to the Confederate camp to deliver important information to General Stonewall Jackson/5. Belle Boyd, Confederate spy.

[Louis A Sigaud; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- This is the historical account of the Virginian rebel agent who carried messages to Confederates about movements of the Union Army. Maria Isabella "Belle" Boyd was born in May in West Virginia.

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First published inBelle Boyd's memoir of her experiences as a Confederate spy has stood the test of time and interest. Belle first gained notoriety when she killed a Union soldier in her home in During the Federal Price: $. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.

Belle Boyd, Civil War Spy The so-called “Siren of Shenandoah” stole weapons and carried letters in service to the Confederacy Belle Boyd in ."THE HUSBAND OF BELLE BOYD.

- The husband of Belle Boyd, the famous Rebel Spy, took refreshments in the guard-house of the Citizen's Volunteer Hospital on Friday afternoon, on his way to Fort Delaware. Dr. (?) Kenderdine was careful to provide secure quarters for this noted individual." Jan.

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