Book Discussion on Spies and Spymasters of the Civil War

Mr. Markle talked about his book, Spies and Spymasters in the Civil War, published by Hippocrene Books. He talked about the use… read more

Mr. Markle talked about his book, Spies and Spymasters in the Civil War, published by Hippocrene Books. He talked about the use of aerial photography, the telegraph, wire-tapping, and code breaking, some of which were used for the first time for the purpose of spying during the U.S. Civil War. Mr. Markle talked about the contributions and biographies of specific Civil War spies, saying that many of the spies were lawyers, actors, women, and blacks, none of whom had received prior training. He took questions at the end of the program from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Spies and Spymasters of the Civil War

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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Aug 19, 2001
Last Aired:
Oct 6, 2001

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  • Aug 19, 2001 | 3:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 02, 2001 | 12:38am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 06, 2001 | 10:06am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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