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Civil War Transcendence, part 164

All the pews were filled with women and older men. Younger men stood at the back of the church and around the outside walls. Once Mrs. Douglas and Willie came in the church door, some of the older men got … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 163

I had no idea what Captain Mosby had in store for me. I had revealed too much about my arrival in this universe, but I hoped that the story of my amnesia had some validity. I made it back to … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 162

The captain was in a stupor. He just leaned back in his camp chair and looked at me with a glazed expression. “Sunday School,” I uttered. It brought the captain back to the present from wherever his mind had traveled. … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 161

Captain Mosby had me dead to rights. I turned pale and just looked at him with a beseeching expression. Finally, I got my voice to cooperate with my bewildered mind. “Captain, I really appreciate that you judge me a loyal … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 160

I wandered back to Hattie’s place and, after giving her my watch and asking her to wake me at 4:00 pm, I took off my coat and fell into bed. I passed out. I must have been in a coma, … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 159

When Mr. Throckmorton returned, we both took turns telling what had occurred during the raid on the town, the Yankee cavalry mission of blowing up the bridge, the escape of one of the prisoners, and the assassination of Marshal Wells. … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 158

I was dead tired, but needed to be in town when Captain Mosby arrived. I asked for another shot of hot coffee and the use of Hattie’s horse. She poured me a tin of coffee and said, “Ya know where … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 156

All of us ducked and I even hit the dirt like an infantryman being shot at by a sniper, who undoubtedly had taken the marshal out. Apparently, he was considered a weak link, and I don’t mean on the internet. … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 155

Mr. Throckmorton thought for a moment and then answered, “I do recall someone saying he was distantly related to the marshal in Harpers Ferry.” I declared, “That explains a lot. Please continue.” “Well, about four years ago, Marshal Wells appeared … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 154

Marshal Wells sputtered, “No. Nothing is wrong.” I came right to the point. “You were seen with the raider we killed a day before the raid, and now you let the Yankee prisoners that were in your charge get the … Continue reading

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