Belle Boyd Siren of the South by Ruth Scarborough

Cover of: Belle Boyd | Ruth Scarborough

Published by Mercer University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Women,
  • U.S. History - Civil War And Reconstruction (1860-1877),
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Military

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8317543M
ISBN 100865545553
ISBN 109780865545557
OCLC/WorldCa37853900

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BELLE BOYD, In Camp and Prison, vol. 1: Electronic Edition. Boyd, Belle, (Rare Book Collection, UNC-CH) The electronic edition is a part of the UNC-CH digitization project, Documenting the American South, or, The Southern Experience in 19th-century America.

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, spy for the Confederacy during the American Civil War and later an actress and lecturer.

Boyd attended Mount Washington Female College in Baltimore, Maryland, from to In Martinsburg, Virginia, at the outbreak of the Civil War, she joined in fund-raising activities on behalf.

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. This was the somewhat startling question put to me by Mrs. Hardinge - better known as Belle Boyd - on my recent introduction to her in Jermyn Street. "Madam," said I, "a sprite like you, who has so often run the gauntlet by sea and land, who has had so many hair-breadth escapes by flood and field, must bear a 'charmed life:' I dare not attempt it."/5(3).

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If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully Belle Boyd book will. 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.

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I would rather lie down in this prison and die than leave it owing allegiance to a gover/5. Children's Books Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Today's Deals Your Gift Cards Help Whole Foods. Isabella Marie Boyd (May 9, – Jbest known as Belle Boyd or Cleopatra of the Secession, was a Confederate spy in the American Civil War.

She operated from her father's hotel in Front Royal, Virginia and provided valuable information. Belle published a book called "Belle Boyd in Camp And Prison".

Oct 3, Husbands Death Samuel Wylde Hardinge, Belle's husband, died. Houston Play Belle performed in several plays in Houston. Marriage Belle married John Swainston Hammond in New Orleans. 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 Author: Belle Boyd.

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She operated from her father's hotel in Front Royal, Virginia and provided valuable information to Confederate general Stonewall Jackson in Contents[show] Early life She was born at Martinsburg, West Virginia, then a part of Born: Martinsburg, Virginia.

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. To support herself, Boyd published her memoir, Belle Boyd, in Camp and Prison (), which exaggerated her exploits but sold well. She also became an actress, but gave it up inafter marrying John Swainston Hammond, another former Union officer.

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). Born Isabella Marie Boyd in Martinsburg, Virginia, Belle Boyd attended Mount Washington College in Baltimore, and spent the winter of in Washington, D.C.

as a debutante. When Virginia seceded her father enlisted in the 2nd Virginia Infantry and Belle returned home to Martinsburg, where she worked as a nurse. Belle Boyd in Camp and Prison book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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When Samantha Anne's brother, Johnny, goes missing-in-action while fighting for the Confederate. 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 occupations of the Shenandoah Valley, she mingled with the Brand: Belle Boyd. Belle Boyd. Belle Boyd (–) Contributed by Michael DeMarco.

Belle Boyd was one of the most famous Confederate spies during the American Civil War (–), repeatedly and under dangerous circumstances managing to relay information on Union troop strengths and movements to Confederate commanders in the field.

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Boyd was tried and acquitted after her defence lawyer argued that it was a case of justifiable homicide. Dubbed 'La Belle Rebelle' by a French war correspondent, I went by the name Belle Boyd instead of my original name, Maria Isabella Boyd.

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Belle Boyd. The following is a list of books and articles about Belle Boyd which can be found at the West Virginia State Archives Library. BOOKS. Boyd, Belle. Belle Boyd in Camp and Prison, New York, Bielock and Company, Bb.

Maria Isabella “Belle” Boyd was one of those women for the South or as we know it — the Confederate States of America. Miss Belle served the Confederacy as a Confederate spy and went to great extremes to deliver information to General Stonewall Jackson. Interestingly, she began spying as a teenager at : Richard Lee Montgomery.

View the profiles of people named Belle Boyd. Join Facebook to connect with Belle Boyd and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share. InBelle Boyd was born in Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia). As a child, she was sent away to school at Mount Washington College in Baltimore.

When she returned home inthe region was rife with discussions of secession and rebellion. My book is the first serious nonfiction biography that has been written about her in the past 34 years.

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