Dead Confederates, A Civil War Era Blog

Warrior Women: Lady Spies in the Civil War

Posted in Memory by Andy Hall on January 14, 2013

GreenhowRosalind Miles, co-author of Warrior Women: 3000 Years of Courage and Heroism, talks about the role of female spies and agents during the Civil War. This program was made possible by the generosity of Humanities Texas, which provided underwriting for the event that allowed it to be open to the public at no charge.


Image: Confederate spy Rose O’Neal Greenhow. Library of Congress image.


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  1. Bummer said, on January 14, 2013 at 2:08 pm

    Rose was a real character, a charmer beyond compare. Rumors were rife about who she wasn’t with and when. Guess she did what she had to, in order to further the cause. Good subject and picture.


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