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Mounted a successful covert operation to slip Lincoln through Balti before his inauguration to foil an assassination attempt But he failed as General George McClellan’s spymaster delivering faulty intelligence reports that overestimated Confederate strengthGeorge Sharpe an erudite New York lawyer succeeded Pinkerton as spymaster for the Union’s Army of the Potomac Recruiting skilled operatives some of whom dressed in Rebel uniforms Sharpe ran highly successful intelligence operations that outpaced anything the enemy could fieldElizabeth Van Lew a Virginia heiress who hated slavery and disapproved of secession was one of Sharpe’s most successful agents She ran a Union spy ring in Richmond out of her mansion with dozens of agents feeding her military and political secrets she funneled to General.

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➺ [Reading] ➼ Lincolns Spies By Douglas C. Waller ➯ – Myportal.pro A major addition to the history of the Civil War Lincoln’s Spies is a riveting account of the secret battles waged by Union agents to save a nation Filled with espionage sabotage and intrigue it is A major addition to the history of the Civil War Lincoln’s Spies is a riveting account of the secret battles waged by Union agents to save a nation Filled with espionage sabotage and intrigue it is also a striking portrait of a shrewd president who valued what his operatives uncovered Veteran journalist Douglas Waller who has written ground breaking intelligence histories turns his sights on the shadow war of four secret agents for the North—three men and one woman From the tense days before Abraham Lincoln’s inauguration in 1861 to the surrender at Appomattox four years later Waller delivers a fast paced narrative of the heroes—and scoundrels—who informed Lincoln’s generals on the enemy positions for crucial battles and busted up clandestine Rebel networksFamed detective Allan Pinkerton.

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lincolns book spies ebok Lincolns Spies PDFMounted a successful covert operation to slip Lincoln through Balti before his inauguration to foil an assassination attempt But he failed as General George McClellan’s spymaster delivering faulty intelligence reports that overestimated Confederate strengthGeorge Sharpe an erudite New York lawyer succeeded Pinkerton as spymaster for the Union’s Army of the Potomac Recruiting skilled operatives some of whom dressed in Rebel uniforms Sharpe ran highly successful intelligence operations that outpaced anything the enemy could fieldElizabeth Van Lew a Virginia heiress who hated slavery and disapproved of secession was one of Sharpe’s most successful agents She ran a Union spy ring in Richmond out of her mansion with dozens of agents feeding her military and political secrets she funneled to General.

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  1. Jay Schutt Jay Schutt says:

    PDF/EPUB myportal.pro ñ Lincolns Spies MOBI Õ lincolns book, spies ebok, Lincolns Spies PDFWhen the American Civil War became a total war and not just an armed misunderstanding a network of spies and informants was needed to help the generals make their decisions on how to move and place their armies We know of the use of cavalry as information gatherers but the use of small bands of spies and individuals planted behind enemy lines in strategic locations some in both governments is toldThis book placed in the war's Eastern theater tells the story of how that came about and how and who gathered that information Usually information about these operations is sketchy at best because of the secrecy involved but the author did a great job of weaving a story of these events about the underside of government and military covert operations in


  2. Steven Z. Steven Z. says:

    PDF/EPUB myportal.pro ñ Lincolns Spies MOBI Õ lincolns book, spies ebok, Lincolns Spies PDFIt goes without saying that intelligence gathering during the American Civil War was an inexact science Information was derived from a myriad of sources that included; newspaper articles railroad passengers and


  3. Simon Robs Simon Robs says:

    PDF/EPUB myportal.pro ñ Lincolns Spies MOBI Õ lincolns book, spies ebok, Lincolns Spies PDFA highly entertaining and well researched look into intelligence gathering during the Civil War mostly from the Union side whoose resources were abundant than the Confederacy's and directed in large part by Lincoln himself who


  4. Steve Steve says:

    PDF/EPUB myportal.pro ñ Lincolns Spies MOBI Õ lincolns book, spies ebok, Lincolns Spies PDFOne of my favorite time periods in American history is the Civil War I have read and love reading books on the Civil War from the generals to the battles This was a very interesting and intriguing book Not much is mentioned about spies during the Civil War and this was an excellent book about the spy rings set up by Abraham Lincoln and other Union generals and how they went behind enemy lines on dangerous espionage counter missions on Confederate troop movements


  5. David Kent David Kent says:

    PDF/EPUB myportal.pro ñ Lincolns Spies MOBI Õ lincolns book, spies ebok, Lincolns Spies PDFA compelling look at the often unknown spy networks that helped the Union win the Civil War With his focus on Allen Pinkerton Elizabeth Van Lew George Sharpe and Lafayette Ba


  6. Jim Beatty Jim Beatty says:

    PDF/EPUB myportal.pro ñ Lincolns Spies MOBI Õ lincolns book, spies ebok, Lincolns Spies PDFJust when you thought McClellan was the biggest tool of the war along comes Pinkerton


  7. Angie Boyter Angie Boyter says:

    PDF/EPUB myportal.pro ñ Lincolns Spies MOBI Õ lincolns book, spies ebok, Lincolns Spies PDFThis is a meticulously detailed impressively researched book on the Civil War centering on the role of intelligence History buffs will LOVE it but there was a bit than I really wanted to know about battle details etc so I confess I skimmed or even skipped some parts There re a LOT of persons and places mentioned and it was impossible to keep them all straight To appreciate it properly the book reuires concentrated attention; it is not a vacation book


  8. Bill Tress Bill Tress says:

    PDF/EPUB myportal.pro ñ Lincolns Spies MOBI Õ lincolns book, spies ebok, Lincolns Spies PDFLincoln’s Spies was about the period and events surrounding the lead up to and actual Civil War This period in our Nation’s history resulted in rapid changes in our country for better and worse Waller has written an entertaining chronicle of the times and the people that made and influenced history Many of the people in this book are not household names and there are no statutes for them yet in some cases their efforts helped save the Union as much as the efforts of Grant and LincolnThe author takes us from Fort Sumter to Appomattox his narration is thorough with an easy to follow writing style the notes prove that his research was uite thorough The sentence structure w


  9. Nick Nick says:

    PDF/EPUB myportal.pro ñ Lincolns Spies MOBI Õ lincolns book, spies ebok, Lincolns Spies PDFThis book is an odd mixture of historical and biographical information about the subjects who were all in theory working on behalf of the Union during the American Civil War Their roles official or otherwise were in aid of what might be called espionage or counter espionage but the people were an odd mixture of altruists and con artists detectives and do gooders and that made the story even interestingBy the end of the book I did have a uestion How the heck did Lafayette Baker keep his job? He was apparently such an unmitigated


  10. John Wood John Wood says:

    PDF/EPUB myportal.pro ñ Lincolns Spies MOBI Õ lincolns book, spies ebok, Lincolns Spies PDFNot an exhaustive history of all the spies operating during the American Civil War but a very well written and researched account of four major spies Allan Pinkerton is known as the first private detective in the US despite his lucrative private practice he was not the best Civil War spy grossly overestimating strength Georg


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