A Spy in the Confederate White House
Panelists talked about Mary Elizabeth Bowser, a former slave who became a Union spy in the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia. She… read more
Panelists talked about Mary Elizabeth Bowser, a former slave who became a Union spy in the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia. She was part of a pro-Union spy ring run by Elizabeth Van Lew, the daughter of a prominent Richmond citizen. She spoke at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia. close
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Edward L. Ayers President University of Richmond
Lois Leveen Author
Elizabeth R. Varon Professor University of Virginia->History
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