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First Person Account: Eugenia Phillips

Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Primary Source
Duration: 2 Minutes
Date Posted: 6/15/2010

Eugenia Phillips, a Southern spy, tells of her encounter with Union troops trying to incriminate her.

This video is part of the Price of Freedom learning resources package for use with the Women's Role in the Civil War lesson plan. It was produced to accompany the exhibition The Price of Freedom: Americans at War, by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.


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