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* Hidden History Facts, Frank Stringfellow articles »

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In March of 1863, after he had established a line of communication from Confederate sympathizers in the War Department in Washington to Richmond, Stringfellow undertook the audacious challenge of capturing a Union Picket Post in Lorton.

* Hidden History Facts, Frank Stringfellow articles »

[1 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

While a student at the Episcopal School in Alexandria, Frank Stringfellow fell in love with Emma Green, daughter of a prominent furniture maker. His love for Emma would motivate him to undertake audacious missions which provided invaluable information to the Confederacy.
His first official covert mission in January of 1862, sent him into Alexandria to pose as a dental apprentice. Thus he wore civilian clothes which meant that if caught, he would be hung as a spy. He arrived at the office of a local dentist and Southern sympathizer, Richard Sykes, …