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Devil's Game: The Civil War Intrigues of Charles A. Dunham

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ISBN: 0252028902
Издательство: University of Illinois Press
Год издания: 2004
Страниц: 328
Book DescriptionThe first book-length study of one of the Civil War's most outlandish and mysterious characters, Devil's Game traces the amazing career of Charles A. Dunham, double agent. Dunham was a spy, forger, journalist, and master of dirty tricks. Writing for a variety of papers (including New York's Tribune , Herald , and World ) under alternate names, he routinely faked stories, even writing contradictory accounts for different papers. Dunham also used his journalism to create new identities and then boldly cast himself to play the roles. With the help of his wife, Ophelia, he passed in and out of at least a half-dozen personae. His characters included the vicious "Colonel" Charles Dunham, under the command ofGeneral Early; Colonel James Watson Wallace, a wounded Virginian convalescing in Montreal; and Colonel George Margrave, "one of the most cool and reckless villains in the Confederacy." In the South, he was known as Isaac Haynes, with...