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The Confederacy
The Confederacy took place from 1861-1865
The Confederacy
Many spies helped Generals during the Civil War by giving them secret information about their opponents
The Confederacy
Some of the spies that helped were Belle Boyd, Rose O'Neal Greenhow, and Nancy Hart
The Confederacy
The Confederacy was the south side of the Civil War
What female spies did and how they did it
Female spies helped Generals during the Civil War by giving them secret information about the other sides
What female spies did and how they did it
Some female spies gave messages to Generals by dressing in dark clokes and carrying messages between Southern Armies
What female spies did and how they did it
Other spies did it by using there children, because no one would expect a child to be carrying a very important and secret message
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
Rose Greenhow was born in 1815 in Montgomery
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
She married Robert Greenhow in 1835
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
In 1850 they moved to Mexico City and then to San Francisco. Her husband died in 1854
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
In May 1861, Thomas Jordan suggested that she should be included in the civilians he was organizing to contribute information that could be helpful to the South. She "jumped" at the chance
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
In July 1861, she gave information about the movements of General Irvin McDowell's army
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
She gave some very important information to General Irvin McDowell that helped him win the battle at Bull Run
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
In August 1861, she was arrested by Allan Pinkerton
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
She managed somehow to still continue sending information from Old Capitol Prison
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
After the battle at Bull Run, Rose set aside the spy work to take care of some family business. She then returned to Washington and started meeting with the band of spies
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
Even though Rose was searched watched and spied upon, she still somehow managed to send gossip and news to Richmond
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
She then decided to marry Lord Granville
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
In August 1864, Rose decided to return to the South. Rose was planning to return, marry Granville, and move to England
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
Coming back, Rose booked a passage on the Condor. The destination of the Condor was Wilmington, North Carolina
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
While being 25 miles north of the river's mouth, another boat (the Night Hawk) was coming closer. She went to the captain and told him she wanted a boat lowered so she could escape
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
While two men were rowing her to shore, a big wave came a tipped the boat over. The two men survived but Rose didn't make it
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
She died on October 1, 1864. She was burried in Oakdale Cemetary in Wilmington, North Carolina
Belle Boyd
She was born in Martinsburg, Va. on May 9, 1844
Belle Boyd
Belle first was interested in the Civil War when she justed turned 17 and completed her final year at Mount Washington Female College in Baltimore
Belle Boyd
In the summer of 1861, Norhtern forces began coming into Martinsburg. They were all to meet in Richmond. Then, Richmond was the capital of the Confederacy
Belle Boyd
When one of the officers came into her houseand pushed her mother aside, Belle shot him
Belle Boyd
She was taken to headquarters but then released shortly after
Belle Boyd
Belle overheard General James Shields talking about his plans to withdrawal from the town Front Royal
Belle Boyd
In 1862, she undertook a very dangerous journey to tell General T.J. Jackson that the Union plans to destroy the town's bridges
Belle Boyd
When she returned to Martinsburg Boyd continued to spy for the Confederacy
Belle Boyd
On July 30, 1862, she was arrested again and brought to Old Capitol Prison
Belle Boyd
In August 1862, she was released and went back to Richmond
Belle Boyd
She went on a tour of the Cpnfederate states and was hailed as the "Great Rebel Spy" and "Virginia Heroine"
Belle Boyd
She went to Martinsburg to visit her mother, and before she knew it she was arrested again and sent to Washington where she was heavily guarded
Belle Boyd
She went to court and the decision was that she be packed off to the South
Belle Boyd
Finally, Belle ended her career as a Confederate spy when she realized that a death sentence was hanging over her head
Belle Boyd
One night, Belle sailed from Wilmington, North Carolina on the Greyhound. While on the Greyhound, the Union naval officer, Captain Samuel Hardinge, was amazed how beautiful Belle was
Belle Boyd
Before the Greyhound reached New York, Captain Hardinge proposed twice to Belle, she rejected the first one. Yet, she accepted the second
Belle Boyd
The Greyhound landed in Boston on May 20, 1864
Belle Boyd
In August 1864, Belle and Captain Hardinge then got married in London, England at St. James, Piccadilly
Belle Boyd
After husbands death in early 1865, she published her first book called, Belle Boyd in Camp and Prison
Belle Boyd
In 1866, she started to act, making her debut in The Lady of Lyons. She then returned to the United States to make a tour in the South
Belle Boyd
She appeared in the play The Honeymoon, in New York in 1868
Belle Boyd
After she retired from the theater business, she began a new career as an lecturer. She then married again (her third husband)
Belle Boyd
Belle died in 1900 in Kilbourn, Wisconsin, she was aslo buried there
Nancy Hart
Nancy Hart was born in 1735 in North Carolina
Nancy Hart
Nancy Hart grew up in North Carolina, married Benjamin Hart, and moved to Wilkes county, Georgia
Nancy Hart
After her husbands death, she moved to Kentucky
Nancy Hart
Nancy was a strong supporter of the Whig cause
Nancy Hart
One of the most familiar stories of Nancy and the Whig cause is when five or six Tories came into her home and demanded that she cook them a meal. While she cooked them turkey, her daughter slipped away and warned the neighboring Whigs. She kept feeding the Tories whiskey and tried to get near their sacks. She took two rifles and then was detected. She took a third rifle and used it to arm herself. She shot one and injured another.
Nancy Hart
After the war, the Harts moved to Brunswick, Georgia. Later, Benjamin Hart died
Nancy Hart
In 1848, the story of her war exploit was told by Elizabeth F. Ellet in Women of the American Revolution
Nancy Hart
She died in 1830 in Kentucky
Nancy Hart
In 1853, Hart county, Geogia, and in 1856 its seat, Hartwell, were named in her honor
How they effected the Civil War
They helped many Generals of the South
How they effected the Civil War
Carried important letters and papers across enemy lines
Nancy Hart
When she was twenty, she was imprisoned by the Yankees and jailed in a house tightly armed with guards
Nancy Hart
She gained the trust of one of the guards, then stole his rifle, shot him, and escaped
How they effected the Civil War
Some became great leaders and heroines to a lot of people
How they effected the Civil War
Some places were named after some of the amazing spies
How they effected the Civil War
Some were role modles for so many young kids and even adults
Introduction
Women during the Civil War served as many things like nurses, soldiers, and spies
Introduction
Women spies were very couragious and went through some tough times during the time period of the Civil War
Introduction
Some of these women accomplished amazing tasks that changed the course of the war
Introduction
Some of the women spies that I will be talking about in this essay are Belle Boyd, Rose O'Neal Greenhow, and Nancy Hart
Introduction
They helped a lot of people and inspired so many
Conclusion
As one can tell, women took a huge part in the Civil War
Conclusion
There are many more famous, amazing women spies that I haven't messioned
Conclusion
These other spies are equally as talented as the other spies that I did mention
Conclusion
They all accomplished so much even though they are different
Conclusion
In conclusion, many spies did great things and helped the Civil War in so many different ways