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AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

Confederacy

Intelligence Related

 

Alexander, Edward P. Military Memoirs of a Confederate. New York: Scribner's, 1907. [Petersen]

Andrews, Corbin. "Johnny Canuck's Influence on the [Confederate] Rebels." National Post (Toronto), 24 Mer. 1999, A17.

According to Casis Intelligence Newsletter 34 (Winter 1999), this article concerns some studies done in Guelph (south of Toronto) on the association between local ironmonger Adam Robertson and Confederate agents plotting to free Confederate prisoners being held at Johnson's Island, Ohio.

Andrews, J. Cutler. The South Reports the Civil War. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1970.

Baylor, George. Bull Run to Bull Run. 1900. Washington, DC: Zenger, 1983.

Tidwell, April '65, pp. 174, 175, 184, associates Baylor's mission at Arundels' on 10 April 1865 with an effort to insert Harney into Washington, DC, for a covert action involving explosives.

Blakey, Arch Frederic. General John H. Winder C.S.A. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida Press, 1990.

Winder was Provost Marshal of Richmond. "Established in 1961 under Gen. John Henry Winder, this organization had a checkered career, being responsible at one time or another for military discipline in the Richmond area, counterespionage, the defense of Richmond, the administration of prisoners of war, and the collection of information in support of these various tasks." Tidwell, April '65, p. 31. Blakey's biography "gives some useful detail" on Winder's early life, "but, unfortunately, has very little to say about his wartime responsibilities." Ibid., 227 fn.20.

Douglas, H.K. I Rode with Stonewall. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1940. [Petersen]

Hotchkiss, Jedediah. Ed., Archie P. McDonald. Make Me a Map of the Valley: The Civil War Journal of Stonewall Jackson's Topographer. College Station, TX: Texas A&M Press, 1973.

Johnston, Angus J., II. "Disloyalty on Confederate Railroads in Virginia." Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 63, no. 4 (Oct. 1955): 410-426.

Jones, John B. A Rebel Clerk's War Diary. Ed., Howard Swiggett. 2 vols. New York: Old Hickory Bookshop, 1935. [Petersen]

Jones, Virgil Carrington. Gray Ghosts and Rebel Raiders. New York: Holt, 1956.

Mahoney, Harry Thayer, and Marjorie Locke Mahoney. Mexico and the Confederacy, 1860-1867. Bethesda, MD: Austin & Winfield, 1998.

Anderson, Intelligencer 9.1, found this "small [219 pages], well organized book ... most interesting." Although it is not focused on intelligence, the book "has a modest number of intelligence references.... Of particular interest,... is a discussion of the active and effective role of Union agents in New Orleans.... The most intriguing intelligence vignette is about ... Loreta Velasquez."

Tidwell, William A."Charles County: Confederatre Cauldron." Maryland Historical Magazine 91, no. 1 (1996): 16-27.

Calder: "A brief history of the role of Charles County ... citizens in supporting the Confederacy..., in particular the underground actions in secret communications and transportation of equipment."

Velazquez, Loreta J. Ed., C.J. Worthington. The Woman in Battle: A Narrative of the Exploits, Adventures, and Travels of Madam Loreta Janeta Velazquez, Otherwise Known as Lieutenant Harry T. Buford, Confederate States Army. Hartford, CT: Belknap, 1876. [http://carlisle-www.army.mil/usamhi/RefBibs/intell/civwar.htm]

Volck, Adalbert J. The Work of Adalbert Johann Volck. Baltimore, MD: George McCullough Anderson, 1970. [Petersen]

Wideman, John C. The Sinking of the USS Cairo. Jackson, MS: University of Mississippi Press, 1993.

A Confederate torpedo sank the USS Cairo on 12 December 1862 in an unconventional warfare operation. Tidwell, April '65, fn. 27, p. 227: This is "an excellent account of [Zere] McDaniel's relationship with the Confederate secret service."

Williams, Frances Leigh. Matthew Fontaine Maury, Scientist of the Sea. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1963.

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