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Civil War Transcendence, Part 59

  A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME   The Neuse River’s wide mouth is at the southern end of Pamlico Sound. The river’s wide expanse continues south and then turns northwest and proceeds to New Bern, NC. Here the … Continue reading

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150th Gettysburg Sojourn, Part 28

The buildup of troops for Pickett’s Charge had begun. There must have been at least 1500 troops rapidly occupying the woods in our general area alone. To our south, even more were being mustered. About 1:00pm, a person portraying Gen. … Continue reading

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150th Gettysburg Sojourn, part 3

I got a cell phone call from Josh informing me we were to rendezvous at a really good restaurant in Lexington, Virginia. Josh had worked one summer in Lexington at the Stonewall Jackson house. He is now the Park Historian … Continue reading

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Sacred Ground 32

On Saturday, May 28th, we slept late, had a leisurely breakfast, and drove 15 miles to the Wilderness battlefield. This is a very different area than it was in 1863. There aren’t as many trees still standing. In 1863 the … Continue reading

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