Public Programs, Summer 2014
Saturday, July 26 at 1 PM
Lecture: Grant's Spy: The Life of Elizabeth Van Lew
In The Chosen Path, Dr. Donald Wyman recounts the life of Elizabeth Van Lew, one of our nation's best spies. During the Civil War, Van Law left Richmond society to spy for the Union Army and earn the title "Grant's spy."
Dr. Donald Wyman is a former Army officer and CIA official. Dr. Wyman will reveal many of the clandestine sources, methods and the professional trade craft that Ms. Van Lew employed while accomplishing her patriotic and dangerous mission as spymaster in the Confederate capital.
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Saratoga Springs, NY 12866