First Virginia Cavalry Halted after sketch by Alfred Waud

This is how Alfred Waud's field sketch appeared once the engravers at Harper's Weekly had done their work.

This is how Alfred Waud’s field sketch appeared once the engravers at Harper’s Weekly had done their work.

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About Christopher Coleman

I am an author, lecturer, and sometime instructor. My interests span a variety of subjects, including Southern tales of the supernatural, American history and folklore, military history in general, as well as archaeology, anthropology, plus various and sundry things that go bump in the night. I currently have six books in print: Strange Tales of the Dark and Bloody Ground, Ghosts and Haunts of the Civil War, Dixie Spirits, Ghosts and Haunts of Tennessee and The Paranormal Presidency of Abraham Lincoln, a factual history of some more esoteric--and hitherto overlooked--aspects the sixteenth President. My book is Ambrose Bierce and the Period of Honorable Strife, published in hardcover by the University of Tennessee Press and chronicling the wartime experiences of young Ambrose Bierce, noted American author. Bierce has been called many things by many people, but idealist, hero and patriot are terms that should be added to the list after reading this book. I am currently at work on several projects, some dealing with the American experience but also several fiction and non-fiction works looking into the Age of Arthur.
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One Response to First Virginia Cavalry Halted after sketch by Alfred Waud

  1. I liked Waud’s original sketch, but the Harper’s engraving is good too. Thanks once again to Son of the South for making the full run of Harper’s accessible to all.

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