AMERICAN CIVIL WAR FACTS

Belle Boyd Facts

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Belle Boyd

Introduction - Belle Boyd

When it comes to the American Civil War there were important women on both sides of the conflict who made important contributions. Maria Isabella "Belle" Boyd was one of those women. She was a confederate spy who went to extremes to deliver information to General Stonewall Jackson. When she began spying as just a kid of about 17, she did so by reporting what she saw or heard from union soldiers who were stationed outside of her house. She eventually went to such extremes as walking out onto fields where battles were taking place to supply the Confederate Army with information. The interesting list of facts and information below gives some insight as to why Belle Boyd became such an important female heroine of the south during the Civil War and serves as a short biography and timeline of her life.

Belle Boyd- Short Biography

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