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   List of Illustrations                         ix
   List of Maps                                  xi
   Foreword by Stephen W. Sears                xiii
   Introduction                                   1
 1. Twenty Thousand Potential Spies               8
 2. First Bull Run                               29
 3. "Known in Richmond in Twenty-Four Hours"     53
 4. The Phony War of 1861                        77
 5. Mr. Pinkerton's Unique Arithmetic           102
 6. "Outnumbered" on the Peninsula              130
 7. Hard Lessons from ProfessorJackson          165
 8. Too Little and Too Soon                     182
 9. All the Plans of the Rebels                 211
10. Luck Runs Out for Palmer and Stine          241
11. The Blind Campaign of Fredericksburg        250
12. A New Client for Attorney Sharpe            275
13. Ten Days of Southern Hospitality            298
14. Rebel Spies Are Now Second Best             311
15. The Gray Fox Swallows the Bait              340
16. Pinpoint Intelligence and Hairline Planning 360
17. Paralyzed by a Real Jackson and a Phantom
    Longstreet                                  387
18. Lee's Army Vanishes                         412
19. Pursuit                                     433
20. Lost Intelligence, Lost Battle              444
21. Joe Hooker's Magnificent Error              454
22. Reaping the Pennsylvania Harvest            484
23. The Thirtieth ofJune                        505
24. Decision and Victory                        519
    Epilogue                                    538




   Appendixes
1. Successes and Failures of Federal and Conffd-
          erate Intelligence                    563
2. A Few Lessons from (and about) Civil War     569
          Intelligence
3. Two Strategic Surprises                      572
4. Rose Greenhow's Reports                      575
5. Strother's Rejected Warning of the Enemy's
          Stolen March                          579
6. The McClellan-Pinkerton Estimates of Confed-
          erate Numbers                         581
7. Pleasonton's Role in the Intelligence that
          Started Hooker in Pursuit of Lee      588
8. Lee's Crossing of the Potomac en Route to
          Pennsylvania                          593
   Comment on Sources                           595
   List of Abbreviations and Short Titles       600
   Notes                                        602
   Bibliography                                 690
   Sources and Acknowledgments                  700
   Index                                        702





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Military intelligence, Military intelligence United States History 19th century