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Cushman, Pauline

Pauline Cushman, detail

Pauline Cushman was a New Orleans-born actress who became a spy for the Union during the early years of the Civil War. She was celebrated by the North during the conflict and became known as Miss Major Cushman. Her first marriage was to a musician named Charles Dickinson.

Life span: 
06/10/1833 to 12/02/1893


How to Cite This Page: "Cushman, Pauline," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College,