Tag Archives: The Civil War

Secesh Spies in a Union Tour

Hanging at Ft. Granger of William O Williams and Gip Peters Harper’s Weekly July 4 1863

This guest post was written by Canden Schwantes and is an excerpt from her book Wicked Georgetown: Scoundrels, Sinners and Spies. William Orton Williams and Walter Gibson “Gip” Peter were cousins and as part of the Peter family were descendents …

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