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CIVIL WAR TRANSCENDENCE, Part 216

Lieutenant Pelham was very thorough. He sent me home to rest and told me he would send his best riders to the Martinsburg’s Garrison and another to Harpers Ferry to deliver Major Mosby’s message. He also was going to send … Continue reading

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CIVIL WAR TRANSCENDENCE, Part 215

I let out a long sigh and exclaimed, “Oh Lord, where can he be?” I took my feet out of the stirrups and slid off Goliath. I was too tired to attempt the standard dismount. The Lieutenant was still on … Continue reading

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CIVIL WAR TRANSCENDENCE, Part 214

As the Lieutenant and I started down the front porch at Ferry Hill, we could see that Ezra was holding Goliath and what appeared to be a horse for the Gallant Pelham. We mounted and turned toward the road leading … Continue reading

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CIVIL WAR TRANSCENDENCE, Part 213

I sort of gaped at the Lieutenant. I have to admit that the Lieutenant was rather handsome, and he had me beat in the looks department hands down. I finally gather myself and tried to display 19th Century manners. I … Continue reading

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CIVIL WAR TRANSCENDENCE, Part 212

I was crest fallen. “Oh, no!” I gasped. Then I looked closely at the soldier and realized he was a Sergeant. I asked, “Who is the officer in charge here?” “First Lieutenant Pelham,” he stated. “Please take me to him … Continue reading

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CIVIL WAR TRANSCENDENCE, part 210

“Alright Jim. You’re making sense. We have a contingent of about 500 men at Harpers Ferry,” the Major said. I looked at him for a long moment and then mused, “So the number of men they have really isn’t enough … Continue reading

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CIVIL WAR TRANSCENDENCE, part 209

Major Mosby drew on his map the Yankee contingents at Boonsboro. His finger then traced the Sharpsburg/Boonsboro Road from Boonsboro west to Keedysville, which is a distance of about 7 miles.  Guessing at the number of Yanks at Keedysville, because … Continue reading

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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 207

  I didn’t think that the Yanks had infiltrated this far to the east yet, and the accent of the soldier who just accosted us sounded Southern. However, I didn’t realize that the Confederates had extended their lines across the … Continue reading

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CIVIL WAR TRANSCENDENCE, part 206

    By the time I had recovered from the jolt of almost being thrown from the saddle, Stonewall was running full out for the wagon. I looked up and saw that Mr. Sage had almost caught up with the … Continue reading

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