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Picture - Confederate Spy with Daughter

$67.00

Picture - Confederate Spy with Daughter

$67.00

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Picture of Confederate spy with her daughter taken in prison in 1861. It measures approximately 11? x 12? and is titled ?A Confederate Spy in Prison ? Mrs. Greenhow and Her Little Daughter?. Mrs. Greenhow was a well-to-do woman and a prominent figure in the inner circles of Washington?s exclusive society for many years prior to the war. It is said that she warned Confederate President Jefferson Davis of the approaching Union troops at the 1st Battle of Manassas, no doubt contributing to the Confederate victory. She was arrested in August of 1861 by Allan Pinkerton and imprisoned. She was allowed to keep her eight year old daughter with her in prison, however the little girl became ill and Mrs. Greenhow was released in May, 1862. This picture has a copyright date of ?1911, by Patriot Publishing Co.?. It remains in good condition for being over 100 years old and would look great framed.

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