Monthly Archives: May 2014

Civil War Transcendence: Part 43

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME I got a list of the parents who had previously enrolled their children in the Shepherdstown Day School, as it was referred to, from Mr. Throckmorton. Judging from the names and ages of … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence: Part 42

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME Mr. Throckmorton rose from behind his desk and came forward. He introduced himself as Elias Throckmorton, and we shook hands. It was all I could do to keep from laughing.  If ever a … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence: Part 41

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME   I said it out loud, “parallel universes.” That had to be it! That was why all the history was different, but the customs were the same. I immediately felt better, but then … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence: Part 40

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME I walked to the main intersection at the top of the hill. There was nothing much on the other side of the road, which was the west side of town. If I crossed … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence: Part 39

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME I walked a few blocks toward the Potomac River east of German Street, the main thoroughfare of Shepherdstown. The streets were lined with houses and not Shepherd University, which occupies this area in … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence: Part 38

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME I gasped as I read the headline. I couldn’t read the fine print of the article, since I didn’t have my glasses with me when I entered this realm. I quickly utilized the … Continue reading

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Camden Expedition Historic Marker

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – May 3, 2014 The Thomas J. Churchill Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) dedicated an historic marker to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of The Camden Expedition of 1864. On May … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence: Part 37

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME The clerk’s eyes nearly bugged out of his head when I paid him with a $20 US greenback. He made change, but it was hard for him. He ended up having to go … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence: part 36

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME I took my time on the walk to town. The day was warming up, and the trees were just starting to turn colorful for the fall. The bees were a-buzzing. The birds were … Continue reading

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Camden Expedition: May 3, 1864

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. The Union column continued their march, arriving at the outskirts of Little Rock about 10:30am. U.S. soldiers were back in their camps by noon. On the Confederate side, General Kirby Smith started his army on the march … Continue reading

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