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The Resource Southern lady, Yankee spy : the true story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union agent in the heart of the Confederacy, Elizabeth R. Varon

Southern lady, Yankee spy : the true story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union agent in the heart of the Confederacy, Elizabeth R. Varon

Label
Southern lady, Yankee spy : the true story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union agent in the heart of the Confederacy
Title
Southern lady, Yankee spy
Title remainder
the true story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union agent in the heart of the Confederacy
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth R. Varon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the life of Elizabeth Van Lew, a woman who defied the conventions of the nineteenth-century South by becoming a Union spy during the Civil War
Awards note
Lillian Smith Book Award, 2004
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Varon, Elizabeth R.
Dewey number
  • 973.7/85/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E608.V34
LC item number
V37 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Van Lew, Elizabeth L
  • Van Lew, Elizabeth L
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Van Lew, Elizabeth L
  • Spies
  • United States
  • Secret service
  • Spies
  • United States
  • Amerikaanse burgeroorlog
  • Spionnen
  • Spionin
  • Biographie
Label
Southern lady, Yankee spy : the true story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union agent in the heart of the Confederacy, Elizabeth R. Varon
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "A fiery ordeal": The trials of a female politician
  • The myth of "Crazy Bet"
  • Epilogue: Van Lew's ghost
  • "An awful responsibility": the making of a dissenter, 1818-1860
  • "My country! Oh my country!": Virginia leaves the Union
  • "Our flag was gone": The war's first year
  • "The bright rush of life": The making of the Richmond underground
  • Bet and the "beast": Butler finds his spy
  • "This precious dust": The clandestine reburial of Colonel Ulric Dahlgren
  • "The smoke of battle": Grant moves on Richmond
  • "A flaming altar": The fall of Richmond and its aftermath
Control code
ocm52121402
Dimensions
25 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 317 pages
Isbn
9780195142280
Lccn
2003009266
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o52121402
  • (OCoLC)52121402
Label
Southern lady, Yankee spy : the true story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union agent in the heart of the Confederacy, Elizabeth R. Varon
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "A fiery ordeal": The trials of a female politician
  • The myth of "Crazy Bet"
  • Epilogue: Van Lew's ghost
  • "An awful responsibility": the making of a dissenter, 1818-1860
  • "My country! Oh my country!": Virginia leaves the Union
  • "Our flag was gone": The war's first year
  • "The bright rush of life": The making of the Richmond underground
  • Bet and the "beast": Butler finds his spy
  • "This precious dust": The clandestine reburial of Colonel Ulric Dahlgren
  • "The smoke of battle": Grant moves on Richmond
  • "A flaming altar": The fall of Richmond and its aftermath
Control code
ocm52121402
Dimensions
25 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 317 pages
Isbn
9780195142280
Lccn
2003009266
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o52121402
  • (OCoLC)52121402

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