The Resource A southern spy in Northern Virginia : the Civil War album of Laura Ratcliffe, Charles V. Mauro, (electronic resource)

A southern spy in Northern Virginia : the Civil War album of Laura Ratcliffe, Charles V. Mauro, (electronic resource)

Label
A southern spy in Northern Virginia : the Civil War album of Laura Ratcliffe
Title
A southern spy in Northern Virginia
Title remainder
the Civil War album of Laura Ratcliffe
Statement of responsibility
Charles V. Mauro
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As the Civil War raged, Confederate brigadier general J.E.B. Stuart entrusted a secret album to Laura Ratcliffe, a young girl in Fairfax County, "as a token of his high appreciation of her patriotism, admiration of her virtues, and pledge of his lasting esteem." A devoted Southerner, Laura provided a safe haven for Rebel forces, along with intelligence gathered from passing Union soldiers. Ratcliffe's book contains four poems and forty undated signatures: twenty-six of Confederate officers and soldiers and fourteen of loyal Confederate civilians. In A Southern Spy in Northern Virginia, Charles V. Mauro uncovers the mystery behind this album, identifying who the soldiers were and when they could have signed its pages. The result is a fascinating look at the covert lives and relationships of civilians and soldiers during the war, kept hidden until now
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Mauro, Charles V
Dewey number
  • 973.7092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Women spies
  • Spies
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Fairfax County (Va.)
Target audience
adult
Label
A southern spy in Northern Virginia : the Civil War album of Laura Ratcliffe, Charles V. Mauro, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11509892
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11509892
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11509892
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A southern spy in Northern Virginia : the Civil War album of Laura Ratcliffe, Charles V. Mauro, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11509892
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11509892
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11509892
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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