Confederate Spies Executed During the Civil War

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List of Confederate Spies Executed During the Civil War

Contents

Dates of Execution

1863

  • January 25: James Williams
  • April 20: William Burgess
  • May 15: Capt. Corbin
  • June 9: Lt. Walter G. Peters
  • July 6: William Richardson
  • November 27: Sam Davis +
  • December: Lt. T. Petticord

1864

  • January 8: David Dodd
  • January 8: E.S. Dodd
  • September: Dewitt Jobe

1865

  • January: Pvt. A.C. Grimes
  • January 12: John E. Boyd
  • February 23: John Y. Beall, Jr.
  • March 25: Capt. Robert Kennedy
  • April 6: Charles E. Langley
  • July 7: George Atzerodt
  • July 7: Lewis Powell
  • July 7: Mary Surratt


+ In retaliation for the execution of Sam Davis, the treasonous Confederate authorities executed two young northern boys, aged 14 and 16.

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