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|
Known as "Cleopatra of the Secession", she was a Confederate spy in the American Civil War who operated out of Virginia.
She was educated at the Mount Washington Female College at Baltimore.
Before becoming a spy for the Confederate army she shot and killed a Union soldier for cursing at her mother.
Her father operated a hotel in Front Royal, Virginia.
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.