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Ratcliffe was a Confederate spy during the Civil War. She was very skilled and often worked with the famous John Mosby and Jeb Stuart.

Birth:
1836 1
Fairfax City, Virginia 1
Death:
08 Aug 1923 1
Herndon, Virginia 1
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Full Name:
Laura Ratcliffe 1
Birth:
1836 1
Fairfax City, Virginia 1
Death:
08 Aug 1923 1
Herndon, Virginia 1
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Birth:
Mother: Ann McCarty Lee 1
Father: Francis Fitzhugh Ratcliffe 1
Marriage:
Milton Hanna 1
1890 1

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Ratcliffe would often exchange correspondence and other items with John Mosby the "Grey Ghost" at a boulder near her home. Ratcliffe's home also became a kind of headquarters for Mosby's men. They would use it as a hospital or for anything else that was needed.

Ratcliffe and John Mosby the "Grey Ghost" would often exchange correspondence at a boulder near Ratcliffe's home. Ratcliffe would also leave cash and supplies there as well for Mosby. Eventually her home became a headquarters for Mosby and his rangers while the Frying Pan Church nearby was used as a hospital.

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