Quotations by Belle Boyd
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Born: Saturday, May 4, 1844
Died: Monday, June 11, 1900 (56 years old)
A true woman always loves a real soldier.
I only wanted to help my people.
(Keywords: People, Help)
If it is a crime to love the South, its cause and its President, then I am a criminal. I would rather lie down in this prison and die than leave it owing allegiance to a government such as yours.
(Keywords: Government, Love, Lie, Cause, Crime, President, Prison)
Meanwhile, my residence within the Federal lines, and my acquaintance with so many of the officers, the origin of which I have already mentioned, enabled me to gain much important information as to the position and designs of the enemy.
(Keywords: Acquaintance, Enemy, Gain, Information)
The secession of the Southern States, individually or in the aggregate, was the certain consequence of Mr. Lincoln's election.