Knothole In The Closet - A Story About Belle Boyd, A Confederate Spy
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More informationEarly in the Civil War, 19-year-old Belle Boyd risks capture to spy for the South and her native state of Virginia. On the eve of battle, she races to the Confederate camp to deliver important information to General Stonewall Jackson. Thanks in part to Belle's courage, the Confederates drive the Federal forces from Front Royal, Virginia, and win a major victory on May 23, 1862.
Marilyn Weymouth Seguinis the author of eight historical books for young readers. Marilyn teaches in the English Department at Kent State University.