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Birth: Jun. 22, 1844
Death: Sep. 11, 1925
New York, USA

Confederate spy who became famous during the Civil War. She was known as an active and dangerous rebel. At the time of her death, she still retained a fierce pride for her beloved South. At the opening of the civil war Ginny was attending the Oxford Female College in Oxford, Ohio. She demanded the school release her to return to her mother in Memphis. When the school refused, she found a gun and proceeded to shoot all the stars out of the Union flag in the schools courtyard. The school released her into the custody of her her sister Lottie and her brother-in-law Jim Clark who were living in Oxford. Ginny hid medicines and other much needed supplies on her person along with info for the rebels and traveled to Memphis several times. After the war she opened a boarding house in Memphis. She moved to hollywood in the 20's where she appeared in 2 movies "The Spanish Dancer" & "Robin Hood". She then moved to Greenwhich Village, NY where she spent the rest of her life.
Bio by Historybuff 
 
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Daughter of Cynthia Sullivan and Robert S. Moon.
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Historybuff
Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Mar 11, 2004
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Virginia Bethel Ginnie Moon
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