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The original American spies : seven covert agents of the Revolutionary War / Paul R. Misencik.

Author/creator Misencik, Paul R., 1940-
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014]
Descriptionvii, 184 pages : maps ; 26 cm
Subject(s)
Contents The first spy : Captain Nathan Hale (1755-1776) -- The Sons of Liberty spy : Dr. Benjamin Church (1734-1780) -- The Christmas spy : John Honeyman (1729-1822) -- The Quakeress spy : Lydia Barrington Darragh (1728-1789) -- The most effective spy : Ann Bates (1748-?) -- The affable spy : Hercules Mulligan (1740-1825) -- The conflicted spy : James Rivington (1724-1802) -- Epilogue.
Scope and content "This book consists of seven stand-alone accounts of individuals who operated as spies during the American Revolutionary War. They were not trained as covert agents, which meant they had to develop their skills and techniques on their own, often while in the midst of the enemy where discovery meant almost certain death for them"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formBiography.
Genre/formHistory.
Genre/formBiographies.
LCCN 2013046507
ISBN9780786477944 (softcover ; alkaline paper)
ISBN0786477946 (softcover ; alkaline paper)

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