Tag Archives: Harper’s Ferry

CIVIL WAR TRANSCENDENCE, part 208

“We were captured by Captain Devlin of the Yankee Cavalry. Mr. Sage, Jonah and I had to escape plus set Jeremy Sage free from another Yankee contingent. That’s what took us so long. By the way did Jonah Sage arrive … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 105

“The marshal’s name is Owen Gill,” said Captain Mosby. “He is kin to Jones Gill, or should I say, he was kin to Jones Gill, who you eliminated so well. “I believe the marshal is a Unionist, and the reason … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 101

I startled Caleb when I jumped back, which made him jump back and stammer, “What?” I pointed at the dead man with the white streak in his hair and asked, “Don’t you know who that is?” He just shook his … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 95

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME There was a full moon with no clouds, so I could see the road well enough to keep Beau moving in the right direction. I came to where the road branches off to … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 77

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME It took about two hours of kicking and cajoling Beau to travel at his famous spine-crushing trot to where River Road met the main road out of Harper’s Ferry. We then turned west … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 76

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME I rode Sampson out to the River Road and turned north. He must have sensed that we were going to his home because he was restless and wanted to gallop. I was able … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, Part 67

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME I reined in Sampson abruptly, dismounted, and put my hand over his nose. I had seen this done a hundred times in the cowboy movies. I hoped it would keep him from answering … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence: Part 48

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME The bank was open when I got there, and I got a withdrawal of $7.50.  The teller eyed me grudgingly but didn’t question my extraction. Once I got the money, I went to … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence: Part 46

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME The brothers left to do some weeding work and to check on their fields of corn. Later, they would join Poppa, who left to open the mill for business. Hattie gave me some … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence: Part 44

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME I took my time going back to my room at the mill. I think I had exceeded what little bit of strength I had built up. I spent the next couple of days … Continue reading

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