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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: Lt. Ambrose Bierce and Capt. Levi T. Scofield

After devoting several years delving deeply into the military career of Ambrose Bierce, famed American satirist and short story writer, I am always interested in finding new first hand accounts of campaigns and battles he fought in.  In the Autumn of … 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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Lincoln Assassination Plots, Part 3: The One That Got Away and the Man Who Never Was

In exploring the darker corners of the history of the Lincoln assassination, inevitably one come up against the issue of whether John Wilkes Booth was brought to justice in a tobacco barn in Northern Virginia as the official version says. … Continue reading

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

The known conspirators involved in the assassination of President Lincoln are a matter of record. Yet there has always been the suspicion among some historians that the plot ran deeper than what was revealed in the military tribunals held after … Continue reading

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