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Belle Boyd

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Birthday ***, 1844
Place of Birth Martinsburg, West Virginia
Death day June 11, 1900 (56 years old)
Zodiac Sign Taurus
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Belle Boyd

Isabella Maria Boyd, best known as Belle Boyd, was a Confederate spy in the American Civil War. She operated from her father's hotel in Front Royal, Virginia, and provided valuable information to Confederate General Stonewall Jackson in 1862.

Born Isabella Maria Boyd, May 9, 1844, Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia), US
Died June 11, 1900, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, US
Other names Belle Boyd, Cleopatra of the Secession, Siren of the Shenandoah, La Belle Rebelle, Rebel Joan of Arc
Occupation Confederate Spy

About Belle Boyd

Known as "Cleopatra of the Secession", she was a Confederate spy in the American Civil War who operated out of Virginia.

Belle Boyd before fame

She was educated at the Mount Washington Female College at Baltimore.

Achievement of Belle Boyd

Before becoming a spy for the Confederate army she shot and killed a Union soldier for cursing at her mother.

Belle Boyd family life

Her father operated a hotel in Front Royal, Virginia.

Associations of Belle Boyd

She fed information about the Union Army to Confederate General Stonewall Jackson.

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Latest information about Belle Boyd updated on June 14 2021.