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Belle Boyd
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Belle Boyd, Confederate spy, circa 1865
Isabella Maria Boyd

(1844-05-09)May 9, 1844
Died June 11, 1900(1900-06-11) (aged 56)
Other names Belle Boyd, Cleopatra of the Secession, Siren of the Shenandoah, La Belle Rebelle, Rebel Joan of Arc
Occupation Confederate Spy
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Isabella Maria Boyd (May 9, 1844 – June 11, 1900), best known as Belle Boyd (or as Cleopatra of the Secession or Siren of the Shenandoah), was a Confederate spy in the American Civil War. She operated from her father's hotel in Front Royal, Virginia, and provided valuable information to Confederate General Stonewall Jackson in 1862.

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