Tag: Confederate Spy

A. R. HARTMAN Family, Rockwall TX

13 March 2018

Archibald Register Hartman, like his brother, J. A. Hartman came to Texas as a Confederate veteran. However, his war record, on several occasions, was a source of embarrassment to his family. During the Civil War, he had served the Confederacy as a spy. Schoolmasters having been in short supply, he had moved behind enemy lines, […]

BELLE BOYD, Confederate Spy

21 February 2018

Belle Boyd of Virginia, famous during the Civil War as a girl spy, for the Confederacy, had married an Englishman named (or called) Col. J. S. Hammond and moved to Dallas. On August 4, 1884, the Herald, in an unusually plain written report, told how Col. Hammond (who made an astonishing salary of $3,000 per […]