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Civil War Ghost Stories And Legends

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Few events have sparked more legends and stories of the supernatural than America's Civil War. The accounts of gallantry and heroism have spread far and wide. Nancy Roberts grew up listening to her father's stories of the War Between the States and she trekked over many battle sites with him during her childhood.
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Overview


Few events have sparked more legends and stories of the supernatural than America's Civil War. The accounts of gallantry and heroism have spread far and wide. Nancy Roberts grew up listening to her father's stories of the War Between the States and she trekked over many battle sites with him during her childhood.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780872498525
  • Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
  • Publication date: 11/1/1992
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 1,019,309
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Meet the Author


Nancy Roberts is a popular Southern writer who frequently lectures on folklore and creative writing. She received a degree in Comparative Literature from the University of North Carolina. Author of more than twenty books, Roberts blends suspense, mystery, and history with a talent for finding and chronicling stories of the supernatural. Her work has earned her the title of "custodian of the twilight zone" from Southern Living magazine.
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Table of Contents

Preface
It Always Comes at Dark: Johnson's Island, Ohio 1
Andersonville's Ghost Raiders: Andersonville, Georgia 10
The Angel of Marye's Heights: Fredericksburg, Virginia 24
"Yankees" Save Lee's Army: Antietam, Maryland 33
Fort Davis and the Telltale Roses: Fort Davis, Texas 39
Late Homecoming: Gaines Mill, Virginia 46
A Mystic Power at Gettysburg: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 60
The Hauntings at Fort Monroe: Fort Monroe, Virginia 70
The Man Who Won't Stay Dead: Harpers Ferry, West Virginia 79
The Haunting of McRaven: Vicksburg, Mississippi 90
No Rites for a Rebel: Near Linney's Corner, Virginia 101
Richmond's Union Heroine: Richmond, Virginia 116
The Slave and the Straw Hat: Charleston, South Carolina 131
The Spy of Morehead City: Outer Banks of North Carolina 141
The Timely Apparitions: Petersburg, Virginia 161
The Night Train Passes: Near Albany, New York 165
"Ghost" Frightens New Englanders: Near Kinston, North Carolina 170
The Victor's Walk: Edgerton, Wisconsin 173
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2002

    super creepy

    WHOOOOO!!!. I HAVE THIS BOOK IN MY LIBRARY AT HOME AND LET ME TELL YOU THIS. I AM AN AVID READER OF CIVIL WAR BOOKS AND MATERILS, I HAVE NEVER HAD ANYTHING SCARE ME THAT MUCH!!. READ IT WITH THE LIGHTS ON...IF YOU DARE!!!.

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