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Civil War Transcendence, part 386

  Daphne and I were sequestered in an upstairs bedroom. In fact, it was the one in which I had recovered so miraculously after the Yanks attacked us here at Ferry Hill. After all our possessions were stacked in a … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 385

It only took a few moments for me and the trooper, who acted as my substitute, to exchange clothes. I dismissed him with a hand shake and a “well done.” He saluted and left for the cavalry camp. The ladies … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 384

Arriving at the hotel, Al and I dismounted, took our cayuses to the area across from the hotel, in a shaded area near the river, and released them to graze. Then we went back to the hotel, mounted the front … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 383

  It really wasn’t a silver hat band with a silver star that was the give-away that this was our man. It was the rifle that was stuck in a carrying case that was positioned behind his saddle. You could … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 382

  Daphne’s eyes bulged and her mouth gaped open. “Wha, what are ya doing?” she stammered. “I’m sending y’all on yar way as bait, and I’m staying behind to help get rid of this killer,” I pronounced. Her eyes widened … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 381

The position of the sniper changed my plan. If we could lure him across the Potomac Bridge, we could confront him now rather than wait for him to shoot us from ambush. I draped the binocular strap over the pommel … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 380

  I decided to ride behind the buildings on top of the ridge and directed Stonewall in that direction. We trotted at a brisk pace for about seventy-five yards when I said, “Whoa.” Stonewall stopped on a dime. Looking out … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 379

  Daphne finished her crying and silently started to finish packing. She included the hotel pillows that the ladies were going to use for the replicas of themselves they would create later in the day. A gloomy mood was prevalent … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 378

Daphne took a step backward, put one hand on her heart and the other over her mouth, and cried, “What?!” Her face had turned an ashen gray and she had trouble breathing. The other ladies had emitted equally shocked exclamations. … Continue reading

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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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