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Civil War Transcendence, part 100

Between the three of us, we got Joshua to the house, and the Widow Throckmorton began tending to his injuries. His face was so puffy that both his eyes were closed. His nose was broken and still bleeding. He was … Continue reading

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The Other Side, part 8

On the next call, my Spirit Guide told me some of the parameters of travel on The Other Side. She said we can fly or move quickly from place to place and that we could soar up in the air … Continue reading

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150th Gettysburg Sojourn, Part 32

After a few more minutes, I saw some of my Pards who were members of our convoy group of eight. As per our previous plan for assembly and departure from the Reenactment, we all started retiring from the battlefield as … Continue reading

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150th Gettysburg Sojourn, Part 31

Just as I thought we were going to be flanked and all shot down with enfiladed fire, the battalion in front of us wheeled to meet the Yankee unit. We were free to advance to the stone wall against the … Continue reading

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Transfiguration

As often happens, reenacting inspires visions.  The thoughts and images come out as poetry.  I’m taking a break from recounting the 150th Gettysburg Reenactment to share a new poem that came to me after reliving the bloodiest battle ever fought … Continue reading

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150th Gettysburg Sojourn, part 18

We begin to scream the Rebel Yell, and men begin to fall all around me. Our Battalion halts and we are given the order to fall back. We have about 60% of the men we started out with. We reform … Continue reading

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Sacred Ground 29

We continued on the road heading west when I saw a small sign on the road captioned “Guinea Station”. I suddenly put on the brakes. Thank heavens there were no cars behind me! I turned right into the parking lot … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND: Part 12

SACRED GROUND: Part 12 Tuesday the 24th of May we woke with aching backs and groggy noggins. The first order of business was getting some coffee made. We both hit the kitchen with a vengeance and got the coffee going. Outside … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS SEASON ON CAMPAIGN-PART 12

CHRISTMAS SEASON ON CAMPAIGN-PART 12 We weren’t in any type of order and were just a gang of men running for their lives. When the Yanks fired a volley at us, I saw my old pard, Joe Norris, who was … Continue reading

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THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: Pt 24

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES Can you imagine thescene the Union Forces witnessed when they finally overran the Sunken Road? It was said you could walk from the beginning of the lane to the end without touching … Continue reading

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