Call Me Bond. Ellen Bond. | Episode 41


Elizabeth Van Lew was a Union-sympathizing Quaker living in Virginia during the Civil War. Mary Bowser was a free woman posing as a slave in order to spy on the Confederates and, most notably, Jefferson Davis himself. These bad bitches got up to all sorts of crazy shit - ultimately earning Mary a posthumous place in the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame!

INTRO - 11:09 | Hannah reads from an article titled “The Costs of the Confederacy”

12:35 - 33:40 | Hannah tells us about Civil War Spy, Mary Elizabeth Bowser, and Her Cohort, Elizabeth Van Lew, AKA "Crazy Bet"

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