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Confederate Agent: A Discovery in History
Confederate Agent A Discovery in History Author:James D. Horan Confederate Captain Thomas H. Hines of Kentucky was about 20 when the War started and less the 25 when he led the conspiracy that was intended to destroy the Union from within. — He was strikingly handsome and that was an important asset in winning the confidence of strangers, especially women. He looked like John Wilkes Booth and once almost lo... more »st his life on account of that resemblance. Nancy Sproule was Tom Hines's boyhood sweetheart. In the midst of his military exploits, he spirited her out of a school, and on a rainy night in an abandoned farmhouse she married the most wanted man in America. It is to her that the author was indebted for the preservation of the records that ninety years later enabled him to piece together this story.
LC No. 54-6637; index, bibliography, chronology, list of dramatis personae, and 65 b&w illustrations including maps, photos, and documents.« less