Devil's Game: The Civil War Intrigues of Charles A. Dunham by Carman Cumming PDF

By Carman Cumming

ISBN-10: 0252028902

ISBN-13: 9780252028908

ISBN-10: 0252075196

ISBN-13: 9780252075193

Devil's Game strains the superb profession of Charles A. Dunham, Civil struggle undercover agent, forger, journalist, and grasp of soiled tips. Writing for a number of manhattan papers less than trade names, Dunham many times faked tales, created new identities, and later boldly solid himself to play these roles. He accomplished his maximum infamy while he was once referred to as to testify in Washington relating Abraham Lincoln's assassination. Many components of Dunham's profession stay shadowy, yet Cumming bargains the 1st exact journey of Dunham's convoluted, high-stakes, foreign deceits, together with his attempt to promote Lincoln on plans for a raid to seize Jefferson Davis. 

Exhaustively researched and extraordinary extensive, this rigorously crafted overview of Dunham's explanations, character, and the advanced results of his schemes alterations assumptions approximately covert operations in the course of the Civil War.

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