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It’s Halloween… So what battlefield do you most dread (or love) with fog at early dawn or late twilight?
Sergeant D. H. Hamilton battled with the First Texas in Hood’s Brigade, a unit known for its fierce courage. But in the autumn of 1863, he had a “creepy” experience that reads almost like a classic ghost story. Read it … Continue reading
The year she was six (um, twenty-one years ago…), my daughter decided she wanted to dress up like her hero for Halloween. And so, Stephanie became Stonewall Jackson! Her mother made Steph a Stonewall Jackson costume from scratch. She didn’t … Continue reading
This year Wisconsin Veteran Museum presents its 22nd Talking Spirits Cemetery Tour. In past years, the way to experience these stories was through an in-person exploration of the Madison’s Forest Hill Cemetery. But…now you can enter the graveyard and see … Continue reading
All of us at Emerging Civil War wish you and your family a happy and safe Halloween. May it be filled with no tricks and lots of treats! ECW fan Jack Taber from Southern California in his Union uniform, just … Continue reading
Halloween is coming up… What’s the strangest, scariest Civil War story you’ve heard or read? Does it have factual base or is it a good legend?
You’ll want to hurry if you’re planning to attend a “ghoulish night” at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine this coming weekend. Here’s an event description from the museum website and links to get your tickets. (Thanks, Meg Groeling, for … Continue reading