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Pinkerton's war : the Civil War's greatest spy and the birth of the U.S. Secret Service / Jay Bonansinga.

Author/creator Bonansinga, Jay R.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoGuilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2012.
Descriptionxvi, 272 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. I The Calling -- ch. One Tinderbox -- ch. Two Blood on the Wind -- ch. Three An Extremely Grave and Urgent Matter -- ch. Four Into the Breach -- pt. II The Baltimore Plot -- ch. Five A Strange and Almost Weird Presentiment -- ch. Six The Drawing of the Red -- ch. Seven Counterplot -- ch. Eight Cutting the Wires -- ch. Nine On the Night Train -- ch. Ten Nocturne on a Lonely Platform -- ch. Eleven In the Kiln of Prophecy -- ch. Twelve That Which Is Most Dangerous -- pt. III The Thorn of the Rose -- ch. Thirteen A Nest of Lovely Snakes -- ch. Fourteen Darkening Skies -- ch. Fifteen The Devil Is No Match for a Clever Woman -- pt. IV The Endless Time of Never Coming Back -- ch. Sixteen Sealed in a Fever -- ch. Seventeen The Worm Turning -- ch. Eighteen Desperation County -- ch. Nineteen The Whisper of the Gallows -- ch. Twenty Death Be Not Proud -- ch. Twenty-One Theater of Blood and Regret -- ch. Twenty-Two Under the Providence of God -- ch. Twenty-Three High Lonesome.
Abstract "A thrilling historical account of Allan Pinkerton's pivotal role as spymaster of the Civil War and forefather of the Secret Service"--P. [4] of jacket.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [252]-267) and index.

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