In Season 1, Episode 3, of Not Even Past, host Brendan Wolfe considers the Civil War spy Belle Boyd, of Winchester. Given a choice between common sense and her version of things, men always leaned toward her version. It was a gift that served the Confederacy well.
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For more, read about the Civil War in Virginia, women during the war, and the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1862.
IMAGE: Belle Boyd (Documenting the American South)