Civil War Espionage
A panel discussion was held on the use of espionage during the Civil War by both the North and the South. The panelists also responded… read more
A panel discussion was held on the use of espionage during the Civil War by both the North and the South. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. Professor Laurie moderated.
Panelists: Donald E. Markle, author of Spies and Spymasters of the Civil War; Ann Blackman, author of Wild Rose: Rose O’Neale Greenhow, Civil War Spy; and Ken Daigler, author of Black Dispatches: Black American Contributions to Union Intelligence During the Civil War.
“Spies and Conspiracies: Espionage in the Civil War” was held at the International Spy Museum in partnership with the National Archives. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Earnest, Peter Executive Director International Spy Museum
- Laurie, Clayton D. Staff Member Office of the Director of National Intelligence->History
- Markle, Donald E. Author
- Pinkert, Marvin Executive Director National Archives and Records Administration->Center for the National Archives Experience
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