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George Washington and the Culper Spy Ring

Research Materials about George Washington, the Culper Spy Ring, and the American Revolutionary War

Books about the Culper Spy Ring Books at Stony Brook University

Allen, T. B., & Harness, C. (2004). George Washington, spymaster: how America outspied the British and won the Revolutionary War. Washington, D.C: National Geographic.

Baker, Mark Allen (2014). Spies of revolutionary Connecticut: from Benedict Arnold to Nathan Hale. Charleston, SC: The History Press. 

Bleyer, Bill (2019). Long Island and the sea: a maritime history. Charleston, SC: The History Press. 

Currie, C. (1990). Anna Smith Strong and the Setauket spy ring. Port Jefferson Station, NY (6B 460 Old Town Road, Port Jefferson Station 11776: C.W. Currie.

Daigler, Kenneth A. (2014). Spies, Patriots, and Traitors: American Intelligence in the Revolutionary War. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.

Fawcett, B. (2005). Missing links to the Culper Spy Ring?. Conshohocken, PA: Infinity

Groh, L. (1969). The Culper spy ring. Philadelphia: Westminster Press. 

Haines, E. I. (1938). The exquisite siren: the romance of Peggy Shippen and Major John André. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co.

Hatch, R. M. C. (1986). Major John André: A gallant in spy's clothing. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Kerber, L. K. (1980). Women of the Republic: intellect and ideology in Revolutionary America. Chapel Hill: Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture by the University of North Carolina Press.

Ketchum, R. M. (2002). Divided loyalties: how the American Revolution came to New York. New York: Henry Holt.

Kilmeade, Brian and Don Yeager (2013). George Washington's secret six: the spy ring that saved the American Revolution. New York: Sentinel.​

Knott, S. F. (1996). Secret and sanctioned: covert operations and the American presidency. New York: Oxford University Press.  

Pennypacker, M. (1939). General Washington's spies on Long Island and in New York. Brooklyn, N.Y: The Long Island Historical Society.

Pennypacker, M. (1948). General Washington's spies on Long Island and in New York: Vol. 2 [Supplement]. East Hampton [N.Y.: Pennypacker Long Island Collection, East Hampton Free Library].

Ranlet, P. (1986). The New York loyalists. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.

Rose, A. (2006). Washington's spies: the story of America's first spy ring. New York: Bantam Books. 

Sargent, W. (1861). The life and career of Major John André, adjutant-general of the British Army in America. Boston: Ticknor and Fields.

Tillotson, H. S. (1948). The beloved spy: the life and loves of Major John André. Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers.

Van, D. C. (1943). Mutiny in January: The story of a crisis in the Continental army now for the first time fully told from many hitherto unknown or neglected sources, both American and British. New York: The Viking Press.

Van, D. C., Clinton, H., & André, J. (1941). Secret history of the American Revolution: An account of the conspiracies of Benedict Arnold and numerous others drawn from the Secret Service papers of the British headquarters in North America, now for the first time examined and made public. New York: Viking.

Welch, Richard. F. (2014). General Washington's commando: Benjamin Tallmadge in the Revolutionary War. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers.

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