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Book Review: “Liar Temptress Soldier Spy”

By Toni Myers
By Toni Myers

Morse-code messages in needlework . . . dispatches sewn into hoop skirts . . . a spy/coquette called both “an accomplished prostitute” and “the Secesh Cleopatra” . . . who knew? A review of a rousing new book about the daring and resourceful female spies—and soldiers—of the Civil War.

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