Saturday, April 19 2014

04/19/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Timothy Webster, best known for his work as a spy for the Union during the Civil War, began his career as a New York City policeman. In the mid-1850s he left the police department and took a job for Allan Pinkerton with his newly formed detective agency. Webster went on to serve the United States as a spy in the Civil War. He traveled to the Confederate capital multiple times and made many connections high up in the Confederate military and government.