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  • AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR MAGAZINE

    Hidden Heroes: Spy Games

    Two slaves in the service of Jefferson Davis himself—William A. Jackson and Mary Elizabeth Bowser—provided vital information to the Union and lived to tell about it....

  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    Confederate Con Artist

    A mysterious woman of many names and dubious merit became a southern media celebrity. For 140 years, historians have puzzled over a book published in 1876 titled The Woman in Battle, the memoir of a woman calling herself Loreta Velasquez,...