Forgotten Leaders of the American Civil War – George H. Sharpe, Spymaster

Born in Kingston, New York, in 1828, George H. Sharpe was a lawyer, Republican politician, soldier, and most importantly, spymaster and intelligence pioneer. He graduated from Rutgers in 1847 at the age of 19, giving the salutary address in Latin. He passed the bar in 1849, but then spent time traveling and studying in Europe … Continue reading Forgotten Leaders of the American Civil War – George H. Sharpe, Spymaster

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