Frontispiece from Belle Boyd

The Charms of Belle Boyd

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.

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)


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