civl war (1)

10294782079?profile=RESIZE_400xAt the onset of the Civil War, a man whose name would eventually become synonymous with famous American detectives was reportedly providing false reports to the Union’s top general.  Allan Pinkerton, who once successfully smuggled Abraham Lincoln into Washington, DC to avoid a rumored assassination attempt before he was even sworn in as president, acted as General George McClellan’s top intelligence officer.  He was considered one of the best spymasters in the United States, responsible for effe