Monthly Archives: August 2014

Civil War Transcendence, part 70

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME Captain Mosby whispered to the sergeant to have the men maneuver as quietly as possible into a single line facing the Yanks. The message was relayed to the troopers, and they silently walked … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence – part 69

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME Captain Mosby looked at me curiously and asked, “Is something wrong?” “No, not at all,” I quickly answered, as I looked more closely at the Captain’s face. He was clean shaven. I had … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence – part 68

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME We made the two blocks to the Confederate Outpost in nothing flat. I jumped down off Sampson and ran to the front door of the small building. An armed soldier at the door … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, Part 67

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME I reined in Sampson abruptly, dismounted, and put my hand over his nose. I had seen this done a hundred times in the cowboy movies. I hoped it would keep him from answering … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, Part 66

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME Sampson was a very appropriate name for this steed. When I kicked him, he took off like a rocket, and I was almost thrown out of the saddle. I was barely able to … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, Part 65

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME I tried to think of ways to contact the Confederate Garrison at Harpers Ferry. The fastest way would be by telegraph, but there were no cities on this road that had a telegraph. … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, Part 64

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME I woke with the singing of the birds outside my hotel room window. The sun was just coming up. So, I got up, poured water from a pitcher into a basin, and washed … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, Part 63

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME According to the hotel clerk, Jones Gill was the meanest S.O.B. in the region. Apparently, he and his brother Seborne were hatched by some demon from hell, southwest of Harpers’ Ferry, back in … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, Part 62

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME I had spent a lot of time in the newspaper office, and it was twilight when I began walking to the hotel. As I ambled down the wooden sidewalk, I came to an … Continue reading

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