Monthly Archives: February 2015

Civil War Transcendence, Part 122

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME     Four days before school was to start, I met with Mr. Throckmorton.  He told me where the school was located. During our meeting, we discussed the number of the days the … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 121

I awoke the next morning refreshed and hungry. After eating Hattie’s wonderful breakfast, I went down to the bank to get the names of the students at my school from Mr. Throckmorton. I also handed him the Widow Throckmorton’s letter. … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 120

I made it back to the livery stable after about four hours of riding (make that enduring) Beau, “the Shepherdstown Flash.” I had to keep kicking him to get any kind of a trot out of him. His one gait … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 119

I slept on the floor in Joshua’s and Caleb’s room. Believe it or not, I think I passed out. I really got some good sleep for the first time in about a week. I felt great when Mrs. Throckmorton got … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 118

Mosby watched Gill walk away for what seemed like five minutes. Then he sighed and turned back to me and said, “Looks like your enemies keep multiplying instead of diminishing.” “Looks that way.” I added. “Again I have reason to … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 117

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME Captain Mosby heard me over the din created by rattling sabers, creaking saddles, snorting horses, the clip-clop of hooves and early morning town noises. He halted his patrol and looked to see who … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 116

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME The night passed without incident, and the next morning we prepared to move Joshua back to the Throckmorton farm. We had carried Joshua from Doc Morton’s office to the buckboard and were getting … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 115

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME   The Marshal’s face turned white as a sheet. He hurried upstairs while Caleb helped me to the lobby of the hotel. The desk clerk’s head wound was being tended to by the … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 114

He had me dead to rights. I cocked the pistol in my right hand, turned my body to the left – presenting him with just the side of my body – and began to raise my right hand to fire. … Continue reading

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