Belle Boyd

The following is a list of books and articles about Belle Boyd which can be found at the West Virginia State Archives Library.


Boyd, Belle. Belle Boyd in Camp and Prison , New York, Bielock and Company, 1866.
973.786 B789b.

Hale, Laura V. Belle Boyd, Southern Spy of the Shenandoah , n.p. n.d.
B B789 Pam.

Scarborough, Ruth. Belle Boyd, Siren of the South , Macon, Georgia, Mercer University Press, 1983.
973.786 S285.

Sigaud, Louis Adrien. Belle Boyd Confederate Spy , Richmond, Virginia, Dietz Press, 1945.
973.786 Si2.


"Ah, Do You Remember Belle Boyd," West Virginia Hillbilly, 12-8-1988.
"Belle's Autobiography Found: 'Belle Boyd in Camp and Prison' Donated to Historical Society," by Rodney A. White, The Journal, 9-21-1997.
"Belle Boyd Celebrated Spy of the Confederacy," Charleston Gazette, 11-24-1968.
"Belle Boyd, Darling of the Confederacy," by Audrey Jarvis Hinkle, WV Review, 1935.
"The Belle Boyd House," by Don Wood, Crossroads to History," March 1997.
"Belle Boyd House," Berkeley County Historical Society, 1998.
"Belle Boyd House Selected For Civil War Tour," The Journal, 4-5-1995.
"Belle Boyd-A Famous Secret Agent of the Confederacy," Photographic History/Civil War 8:291.
"Belle Boyd: The Life and Times of a Confederate Spy," by Mary Wade Burnside, Charleston Gazette Mail, 5-21-1995.
"Belle Boyd, Martinsburg Birthplace of Famed Spy Now Questioned," Journal, 5-31- 1984.
"Belle Boyd Takes a Letter," Fiction by Georgia Heaster, Dominion Post, 12-13- 1970.
"Belle Boyd's Fifth Anniversary to be held," by Don C. Wood, The Journal, 7-27- 1997.
"Belle Lamar: An Episode of the Civil War," WV Heritage Foundation, Hillbilly, 8-31- 1968.
"A Bit of Civil War History Rescued," by Will Daley, Parkersburg Sentinel, 9-25-1995 "Boyd's 'Naughty' Letter Delights Local Historians," The Journal, 11-19-1994.
"Death of Belle Boyd," Greenbrier Indpendent, 7-5-1900.
"Do You Remember, Belle Boyd Confederate Spy," n.p. n.d.
"Happy Birthday, Belle!, The Journal, 5-19-1995.
"Historic Home, Lady Spy are Local Treasures," Martinsburg Journal, 3-8-1992.
"Historic Home, Belle Boyd's 1853 Home is Still in Good Shape," Don C. Wood, n.p. n.d.
"Martinsburg's Belle Boyd Home is Saved From Wrecking Ball," The Inter-Mountain, 8- 29-1995.
"Martinsburg's Belle Rebelle," West Virginia Call, 9-1968.
"Newspaper Picture of Belle Boyd House," Berkeley County Historical Society, 7-2-1992.
"Vivacious Panhandle Girl Valuable to Rebs as Spy," Charleston Daily Mail, n.d.
"Was Belle Boyd a Pretty Gal," WV Hillbilly, 11-18-1972.
"A Woman Beyond Her Years: New Data Published on Berkeley's Most Controversial Figure," by Rodney White, The Journal, 3-17-1995.


Belle Boyd 1843-1900
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