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Civil War Transcendence, part 377

  After talking with Major Mosby, I rode leisurely back to the Harpers Ferry livery stable.  Entering the stable, I heard Stonewall give me a long trumpeted whinny of a welcome. I dismounted John Lee’s horse and gave him a … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 376

“Well, at least we know he’s out there. Apparently, the ones against us have graduated from face-to-face confrontations to shooting from ambush,” I uttered in a low voice to John Lee. Looking up at him, I said, “I’m so sorry … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 375

  John Lee and I retired to the back of the hotel, while the ladies climbed the stairs to Mrs. Douglas and Hattie’s room. Once at the back door, I said, “We need to get out of here without being … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 374

I looked at Hattie, who had a grim expression on her face. “Sound familiar?” I probed. “Yeah,” she said.  As all the eyes at the table shifted to her, she added, “Must be tha rifleman what won tha shooting prize … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 373

  The next morning, I heard a rap on the door to our room. I came instantly awake, and pulling a Colt from under my pillow, ventured, “John Lee?” “Yeah, it’s me,” was the answer from the other side of … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 372

  When I showed up in the hotel lobby, the desk clerk fixed me with a bewildered stare. He seemed to want to ask what I was doing down here when I had this beautiful wife in a room upstairs, … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 371

Once the dessert was wolfed down by the ladies and John Lee, I proposed that we all turn in. We would be up at the crack of dawn to begin our trek back to Shepherdstown in the morning. Reluctantly, everyone … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 370

  I looked at Daphne and she looked at me. We both had stunned looks on our faces. Turning to Mrs. Douglas, we said in unison, “What baby?” Mrs. Douglas answered in a very nonchalant voice, “Tha one that y’all … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 369

  We galloped into town at the double quick, as we use to say in Civil War Reenactments, which seemed like a million years ago and literally in a galaxy far, far away. I halted Stonewall in front of the … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 368

The Mentor smiled and looked expectantly. The Assistant frowned and looked dubious.  I took it as an omen. “Y’all said something about raiding Washington City?” I questioned. They both nodded simultaneously. “What’s yar plan?” I requested. “We thought you might … Continue reading

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