Isabella Boyd (Belle)

General

Belle Boyd served as a spy for the Confederate Army in the Shenandoah Valley. Isabella Belle Boyd was born in Martinsburg  in what is now West Virginia.  Like many women she participated in many fund-raising activities at the outbreak of the Civil War to support the Confederacy. She later became a Confederate spy along with at least three other members of her family. 

Birth Location: 
Martinsburg, VA (now West Virginia)
Birth Date: 
5/1844
Death Location: 
Kilbourn, Wisconsin
Death Date: 
6/11/1900