Legendary SpyThe story of Nancy Hart is a blur of fact and legend. Born in Virginia in 1843, she settled with her family first in southwestern Virginia and then in Roane County by the mid-1950s. There, she grew to young adulthood and learned to ride and shoot as well as a man. When the Civil War began, her sympathies lay with the South, and she allegedly served as a guide and spy for the local Confederate guerrilla group, Capt. Perry Conley's Moccasin Rangers. Conley was killed early in 1862 in a Federal ambush.
|Series||This marker is part of the West Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||West Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 3:50pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 513031 N 4237014|
|Decimal Degrees||38.28110000, -80.85100000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 16.866', W 80° 51.06'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 16' 51.96" N, 80° 51' 3.60" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 723 Main St, Summersville WV 26651, US|
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