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The Rebel Scout, A Thrilling History of Scouting Life in the Southern Army

By: Thomas Nelson Conrad

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1904)

Seller ID: C4769

ISBN: 0788447696

Condition: 108 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1904), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 108 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The Rebel Scout offers a rare first-person glimpse of the scouting activities of one of the most successful Confederate spies of the Civil War, who operated in and about Washington, D.C. and vicinity during the entire period of the war. Also included is a copy of a handwritten note of commendation from Confederate President Jefferson Davis. The scout's spying apparatus is described, showing that "moles" and Confederate sympathizers were well in place in the ranks of the Union government from the very start of the conflict. The reader will also find an account of the life of the ex-spy ... View more info