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Long Shadows in Franklin, Tennessee

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Originally posted on Dixie Spirits blog:
“In great deeds something abides. On great fields something stays.  Forms change and pass; bodies disappear, but spirits linger, to consecrate ground for the vision-place of souls….And lo! the shadow of a mighty presence shall…

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Of Maps and Men: Lieutenant Ambrose Bierce and Captain Levi T. Scofield

As I noted in my previous blog, right now in Middle Tennessee we are commemorating the sesquicentennial of the Autumn Campaign, which included actions at Columbia, Springhill (or Spring Hill as they put during the War), Franklin and Nashville.  Having … Continue reading

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The Medium and the Message: the Evidence for Lincoln’s Encounters with Psychics.

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Abraham Lincoln visited mediums and attended séances with and without his wife, dating to before the war.   I must first apologize for being remiss of late in updating the Late Unpleasantness.  I’m afraid…

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Another view of Christmas Eve

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The Lincoln Assassination Plots Part 3: The One That Got Away and the Man Who Never Was

In exploring the darker corners of the Lincoln assassination, inevitably one come up against the question of whether John Wilkes Booth was actually brought to justice in a tobacco barn in Northern Virginia. According to the accepted version of events, … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Assassination Plots Part 2: More Unindicted Co-Conspirators

In the assassination of Lincoln all the known conspirators are a matter of record; but there has always been the suspicion that the plot ran deeper than what was revealed in the military tribunals held after Lincoln’s death.  How far … Continue reading

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