Monthly Archives: February 2017

Civil War Transcendence, part 327

  It seemed like two minutes, but it was about an hour and a half later. We were aroused by firing in the distance. I gingerly got up and began to put a saddle on Stonewall. Other members of the … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 326

  I eased back to the men. They had remained still and quiet, which was really not amazing, because they and their horses were exhausted. They all turned toward me as I rode amongst their midst. I motioned for them … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 325

  I told the men to remain in the tree line. I would be back in a few minutes. As I turned to go, Skeeter and Zeke started to go with me, but I held up my hand and said, … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 324

  We reached the National Pike’s crossing of the Monocacy River. Thank heavens, no Yanks were there. So we crossed, and once we hit the eastern shore, I turned us south. I couldn’t hear our main body firing at the … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 323

  I figured that we were basically cut off from our main body of troops by the horde of Yanks fleeing their camp to the north and toward us. So I decided to take a run through Frederick and raise … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 322

We began our journey to the Yankee horse corrals by going south and then east, staying well into the woods that skirted the Yank camp.  Once we got around to the east of their camp, I signaled for my 10 … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 321

The Corporal grinned back and answered, “Their corrals are nawth of tha camp. They’s got about three of ‘em. But they don’t got too many men protecting ‘em. I’d say ‘bout 15, all told.” “What about tha camp? How’s it … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 320

  It took about half an hour for the main body to meet us at our location.  When they arrived, Sarge Billings saluted and I returned his salute. “On y’all’s way to Adamstown, Sarge Madigan took over command of the … Continue reading

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