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Women Spied For Both Sides During Civil War

Sep 11, 2014

Karen Abbott is the author of 'Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War.'

Behind the front lines of the Civil War, a world of spies lurked, full of cloak, dagger and... petticoats?

On Thursday's Up to Date, we talk about the true stories of four women who became spies-- some for the North and some for the South.

Guest:

  • Karen Abbott, author of Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War