Contributor biographical information for Southern lady, Yankee spy : the true story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union agent in the heart of the Confederacy / Elizabeth R. Varon.

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Elizabeth Varon is Professor of History at Temple University. She is the author of We Mean to Be Counted: White Women and Politics in Antebellum Virginia.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Van Lew, Elizabeth L., -- 1818-1900.
Spies -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Secret service.