Haunted U.S. Battlefields: Ghosts Hauntings and Eerie Events from Americas Fields of Honor

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Do scenes of wartime horror conjure up images that haunt the living for generations to come? You can finally decide for yourself with Haunted U.S. Battlefields, a spine-tingling tour of America's most legendary locations of human struggle - from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War, from the Indian Wars to World War II and beyond. Most of the battlefield legends on these pages are from the Civil War, which has yielded the greatest number of ghostly sightings. A must for anyone interested in a fascinating realm...
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Overview


Do scenes of wartime horror conjure up images that haunt the living for generations to come? You can finally decide for yourself with Haunted U.S. Battlefields, a spine-tingling tour of America's most legendary locations of human struggle - from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War, from the Indian Wars to World War II and beyond. Most of the battlefield legends on these pages are from the Civil War, which has yielded the greatest number of ghostly sightings. A must for anyone interested in a fascinating realm of military history that most books don't dare tell, it will have you shivering as you read about:
 
The "Ghost Rider of Little Round Top," who allegedly turned the tide of the Civil War
 
"Old Green Eyes," a weird creature that takes various chilling forms at the notorious Chickamauga Battlefield, one of the Civil War's bloodiest scenes
 
The "Faceless Phantom of Corregidor," a terrifying entity that haunts a hotel on the infamous "Island of Death" in the Philippines where so many Americans lost their lives during World War II
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762749362
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/12/2008
  • Series: Haunted Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,415,607
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


Mary Beth Crain is a journalist, editor and author whose personal memoir, A Widow, A Chihuahua and Harry Truman (HarperSanFrancisco, 2000) was a Los Angeles Times bestseller, and whose book, Guardian Angels (Running Press, 2004) has sold over 150,000 copies.
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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Introduction     viii
The French and Indian War     1
Ticonderoga and the Haunting of Duncan Campbell     2
The Ghosts of Beardslee Castle     9
The Revolutionary War     16
Patrick Ferguson: Ghost King of the Mountain?     17
The Ghost Rider of Chadds Ford     26
The Hessians Are Coming, the Hessians Are Coming     32
The War of 1812     40
Fort Erie or Fort Eerie?     41
The Jilted Lover of Mongaugon     49
The Civil War     55
The Ghost Rider of Little Round Top     56
A Veritable Ghost Town: Four Famous Gettysburg Haunts     64
The Ghosts of the Bloody Lane     76
Old Green Eyes     83
Ghosts of the Siege     91
General Beauregard Is Not at Rest     100
Neither Is Henry Wirz     107
The Creepy Contraband of William Clarke Quantrill     114
The Haunted Ozarks     120
The Alamo     127
Spirits, Spirits, Spirits Everywhere     128
Ghosts in the Gift Shop     137
The Chapel of Sorrows     144
Little Bighorn     150
TheStone House and Other Mysteries     151
General Custer and the Ghost Dance     160
Some Stories from Where Americans Fought Abroad     169
The Restless Spirits of Normandy Beach     170
The Ghosts of Corregidor     179
The Ghosts of Pearl Harbor     186
The Organ-Playing Ghost Who Saved Two Yanks     193
Selected Bibliography     196
About the Author     198
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