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  • Lynda Green

    Laura Ratcliffe, Southern Spy in Northern Virginia, a favorite of J.E.B. Stuart.

  • Kira Jordan

    Laura Ratcliffe ~ Confederate spy for JEB Stuart and John S. Mosby and part of the inspiration for one of my favorite books: Annie Between the States

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Laura Ratcliffe ~ Confederate spy for JEB Stuart and John S. Mosby and part of the inspiration for one of my favorite books: Annie Between the States

WAVES RECRUITING POSTER, WWII, WOMEN WHO SERVED

"A Southern Belle" - 1920/30 by Richard Samuel Roberts. More in article at link. He worked in Columbia, South Carolina. Compare to a crop of same shot at pinterest.com/... - interesting how cropping changes the effect!

laura ingalls wilder | Photo Courtesy of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Home Association | Flickr ...

John Singleton Mosby (1833 – 1916) Confederate Calvary Commander whose raids against the Union Army in Northern Virginia earned him the badass moniker “The Gray Ghost.” He was renowned for his bravery, daring attacks and lightning-fast tactics on horseback and led a partisan campaign against Northern forces in Northern and Central Virginia. After the Civil War ended Mosby served as Consul to Hong Kong under the administration of President U.S Grant.

Quick Draw McGraw - don't know if this cartoon originally came out in the 60's or not, but I remember watching this when I was a kid in the 70's

Freedom Riders, Jackson MS, 1961 "... civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the segregated southern US in 1961 to challenge the non-enforcement of US from 1946 & 1960 that ruled that segregated public buses were unconstitutional. The Southern states had ignored the rulings & the federal government did nothing to enforce them. The first Freedom Ride left Washington, D.C., on May 4, 1961... "

Women Spies of the Civil War - Hundreds of women served as spies during the Civil War. Here’s a look at six who risked their lives in daring and unexpected ways. Here are stories about 6 including: Harriet Tubman Union Spymaster, Pauline Cushman Union Spy, Mary Elizabeth Bowser (a.k.a. Mary Jane Richards) Union Spy, Belle Boyd Confederate Spy & Rose O'Neal Greenhow Confederate Spy.

*'White' slaves used for 1860s fundraiser propaganda Lighter skinned slave children of mixed race heritage were used as part of a fundraising campaign to help struggling African American schools in 1860s New Orleans. Campaign organizers believed the lighter complexioned children would help boost donations to their cause.

General Robert E. Lee, C.S.A. It was created between 1860 and 1865.

A Virginia Gentlemen