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Lincoln's secret spy : the Civil War case that changed the future of espionage

Author: Jane Singer; John Stewart
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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History remembers William Alvin Lloyd as the subject of Totten vs. United States-which set precedent for espionage law-but was he a total fraud? Lincoln's Secret Spy is a high-spirited historical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Singer, Jane, 1947- author.
Lincoln's secret spy
(DLC) 2015005202
(OCoLC)891608620
Named Person: William Alvin Lloyd
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Singer; John Stewart
ISBN: 9781493017386 1493017381
OCLC Number: 906575816
Description: 1 online resource (x, 310 pages)
Contents: I was the president's spy --
My old Kentucky home --
Oh, to be a minstrel! --
W. Alvin Lloyd, publisher --
Acolytes and accomplices --
Escape from New York --
The Memphis caper --
Of actresses and wives --
He said he would hang me --
Grave suspicions --
Shot down like a dog --
By order of President Jefferson Davis --
Leaving Dixie --
Anatomy of a fraud --
Lay of the last minstrel --
Post Lloyd ergo propter Lloyd.
Responsibility: Jane Singer and John Stewart.

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Con man, charlatan, bigamist, perjurer, Alvin Lloyd managed to convince government officials and U. S. senators that he had been a secret spy for Abraham Lincoln operating in the Confederacy during Read more...

 
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