World’s Most Famous Spies

Isabella Maria Boyd (May 9, 1844 – June 11, 1900), best known as Belle Boyd, as well as Cleopatra of the Secession and Siren of the Shenandoah, was a Confederate spy in the American Civil War. She operated from her father’s hotel in Front Royal, Virginia, and provided valuable information to Confederate General Stonewall Jackson in 1862.