Category Archives: Antietam

Civil War Transcendence, part 23

CIVIL WAR TRANSCENDENCE A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME First, I wanted to see what this guy was carrying on his person. I unbuttoned his coat and laid it open. The stench of his body odor immediately hit me … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 14

§    A Novel of Time Travel I stopped moving, dropped my arms; and bowed my head. “Please God. What is going on? I don’t understand. This can’t be happening.” My heart was beating like a rabbit caught in a … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 13

§    A Novel of Time Travel   I was gently pushed through the right side of the circle and propelled forward until the ring rotated to the 90 degree/270 degree position again. There was an opening, and I was … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 12

§    A Novel of Time Travel   The shock of seeing the apparition, and then hitting the ground like a ton of bricks, had robbed me of my breath. I was doubled over, with my hands on my knees, … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 11

§    A Novel of Time Travel   The air had a special tingle to it. I won’t say it was electrified, but it was like standing in meditation and feeling the energy flow between the palms of your hands.  … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 10

§    A Novel of Time Travel I walked up the hill and turned right on the paved park road that follows an old farm trail north to the North Woods. There is a part of the East Woods that … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 9

§    A Novel of Time Travel I waited until about 9:00PM and decided to risk a stealthy visit to the park.  It was quite dark, and even though this was the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam, there … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 8

§    A Novel of Time Travel   I awoke the next morning with an ache in my stomach for food. I gorged on eggs and biscuits at the motel’s continental breakfast bar. Once substantially full, I journeyed back to … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 7

§    A Novel of Time Travel I know you are getting tired of all the gushiness that we history buffs experience when we get on a Civil War Battlefield. It makes most people not of our ilk want to … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 6

§    A Novel of Time Travel I went up to the overlook deck on the second floor and looked out from the glass-encased viewing room at the landscape. You can see north all the way to where the North … Continue reading

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