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6 edition of Ghost Stories of the Civil War found in the catalog.

Ghost Stories of the Civil War

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Ghost House Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Supernatural,
  • Ghost,
  • Sociology,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Folklore

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8724198M
    ISBN 101894877160
    ISBN 109781894877169
    OCLC/WorldCa52704491


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Ghost Stories of the Civil War by Dan Asfar Download PDF EPUB FB2

The authors of this book have collected Civil War ghost stories from around the country, including an entire chapter about Gettysburg. Having read other books by this pair of authors I bought this book knowing that most of the stories would be a simple retelling of old legends with no recent eyewitness accounts to bolster the story's believability/5(8).

Civil War Ghosts, by Daniel Cohen, rated 4 stars, targeted at the younger reader 4. Ghosts and Haunts of the Civil War, by Christopher K. Coleman, rated 4 stars This book is published by Scholastic, which, in my experience of buying books for my two kids, does a good job on it's non-fiction books/5(14).

Ghost Stories of the Civil War book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The four years of the U.S. Civil War claimed the live /5. Civil War Ghost Trails book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Riveting ghost stories with history from all the major engag 4/5.

Many of the places we have mentioned on this list had links to the Civil War, but few are as significant as Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historic State Park, where the last 72 hours of the war were fought.

The battle was bloody, with nearly a quarter of General Robert E. Lee’s army either killed, captured, or wounded. Get this from a library. Ghost stories of the Civil War. [Dan Asfar; Edrick Thay] -- Stories of ghost soldiers, citizens and statesmen from the Civil War era, including a chapter on the Battle of Gettysburg.

8 Truly Terrifying Ghost Stories That Prove Gettysburg Is The Most Haunted City In Pennsylvania. History’s ghosts meander in Pennsylvania’s most haunted city and for good reason. Gettysburg played a pivotal role in the Civil : Beth Price-Williams.

Ghost stories that are told from the perspective of the ghost, or characters haunted by Civil War ghosts; there’s also the metaphorical haunting of the Civil War, the statues that many states and municipalities refuse to take down, the rebel flag that hangs in front of houses, government buildings, from the backs of : Sarah Ullery.

Civil War Ghost Tour. Explore of Gettysburg’s most haunted locations on the thrilling Civil War Ghosts tour in historic downtown Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Discover the true and truly terrifying tales about each location on our routes. Walk the very paths where American history once lived and still lives on.

Time and Date: PM. The Civil War is still by far the bloodiest war in America’s history. An estimatedAmericans lost their lives–two percent of the population at the time. It should be no surprise that so many ghostly legends have their origins in that conflict.

This collection of boulders on top of a hill in Pennsylvania was called the Devil’s Den. Civil War historic stories, ghost stories, folktales and history pages. Escape From Shiloh: Civil War Ghost Story Wednesday, April 12th, Tourists at the Battle of Shiloh historic site stumble across a terrifying cave in this Civil War ghost story from Bill Morris.

“Nea men were wounded, killed or captured that day. Nearly. Two of the park's young rangers, who themselves are Civil War aficionados, reported seeing this Civil War apparition in while leading a tour through the cave. Just a few weeks later, Tennis, 42, stopped to investigate while collecting historical accounts and hauntings for the lead story of his recently released "Haunts of Virginia's Blue.

Civil War Ghost Stories and Legends (Peace) by Nancy Roberts and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Written for all ages, Carnton Plantation Ghost Stories is entertaining yet educational, diverting yet gripping, a book that everyone from ghost-hunters to Civil War buffs will want on their shelf.

It’s one of our top sellers, not only at bookstores, but at Civil War sites, historic house gift shops, and museum stores. Available in paperback. Such heady encouragement led to my writing twenty-one books, the latest this book of Civil War ghost stories and legends.

Sometimes I think it would make life more comfortable—give me a handy stereotype to fall into—if I could say that I am a Southern writer or a Northern one, but I cannot. It was also once the site of Castle Morgan, used to house prisoners of war during the Civil War.

The site is reportedly haunted by numerous spirits with the most famous known as Pegues’ Ghost. Col. Buy a cheap copy of Civil War Ghost Stories & Legends book by Nancy Roberts. This collection of tales focuses on the restless souls left in the wake of the War Between the States.

Roberts gathers history from both sides of the lines, from Free shipping over $Cited by: 1. Ghosts of soldiers roaming the battlefield and town open our eyes to a series of unexplained phenomena that neither begin nor end with the Civil War.

Ominous sightings reveal the true stories behind four locations all connected by one battle; a troubled orphanage, a Confederate field hospital, the battlefield and the house where the lone. This is not a particularly chilling book but it is fun nonetheless. Several of the ghost stories to be found in this book are very good.

They contain recent eyewitness accounts and are well documented. On the other hand, Mr. Taylor falls into the trap 4/5(1). The ghost in grandma’s house. My grandma lives in a very beautiful old house in New Jersey.

It’s pre-Civil War and was built aroundif my memory serves correctly. For years, my grandpa would tell stories to me and my cousins about the ghost that lives there, and my dad would always get very mad at him because he didn’t want us to be.

These and 11 more spine-tingling — and true — ghost stories combine history with spooky lore, introducing readers to Civil War figures and battles. Includes eight pages of photographs. A ghostly vision of George Washington inspires soldiers before the battle of Gettysburg; the ghost of John Brown likes to have his picture taken but never.

Filed Under: Gettysburg, Haunted Hikes, The best in haunted travel tips, True Ghost Stories Tagged With: civil war ghosts, Colonel Joshua Chamberland, Gettysburg movie, real ghost stories, True Ghost Stories.

Entertaining, enticing, and totally enjoyable, The Big Book of West Virginia Ghost Stories is a worthy addition to her writings on the paranormal." --Mark Nesbitt, author of Civil War Ghost Trails and The Ghosts of Gettysburg series.

Get this from a library. Ghosts of the Civil War. [Cheryl Harness] -- The ghost of Willie, President Abraham Lincoln's older son, transports Lindsey back to his own time, where she sees and hears many things from both sides of the Civil War.

Includes passages from. Check out our bestselling book, "Carnton Plantation Ghost Stories: True Tales of the Unexplained From Tennessee's Most Haunted Civil War House!" by popular award-winning Tennessee author, Southern historian, and former Carnton tour guide Colonel Lochlainn Seabrook (a cousin of the owners, the McGavocks and the Winders).Followers: K.

Welcome to The Moonlitwhere we tell Southern ghost stories, folktales, myths and legends from the dark backroads of the American South. Follow the lantern to visit with our storytellers.

Jewish rabbi in Charleston, South Carolina stumbles across a secretive Gullah community – and enlists a magic golem creature to protect it. I am just about finished reading Tiya Miles’s new book, Tales from the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era, published by UNC explores the current craze and popularity of ghost stories at historic sites, specifically those involving slaves in places like Savannah and New Orleans.

Free Online Library: Civil War Ghost Stories.(Brief Article, Book Review) by "The Bookwatch"; Publishing industry Library and information science Books Book reviews Printer Frien, articles and books. When historical sites are haunted by their ghost stories.

as recounted by Mary Dorris in her book the one group of men you can say unequivocally fought in Author: Betsy Phillips. Mark Nesbitt, one of the foremost authorities and authors on the ghosts of Gettysburg, relates one of the area’s most gruesome experiences.

Pennsylvania Hall at Gettysburg College has been the site of many Civil War-era ghost encounters, but perhaps none can compare to what two college administrators saw one night.

Today On Real Ghost Stories Online: A group of Civil War reenactors welcome a mysterious new soldier to their group. A family finds that they are actually joined by their lost loved one on family outings. A listener experiences paralyzing fear for no explainable reason in a restaurant bathroom.

Here's a little video I came across with ghost stories from the Farnsworth House in Gettysburg, the McRaven House in Vicksburg and the Chickamauga battlefield. Of course, there are the 'naysayers' in the video, but the comments below it are from people who've had similar experiences, and some of the most intense seem to have occured at Shiloh.

Over the years there has been much speculation over the ghosts or the possibility of ghosts from the American Civil War. Some of the battlefields from the American Civil War have long had ghost stories associated with them.

Gettysburg is infamous for all the ghost stories that are told of the soldiers from both sides of the Civil War still trying to fight the Civil War all these years s: 4. MARTINSBURG — Between ghost tours and the rich Civil War history, ghost stories are prevalent in the Eastern Panhandle.

Justin Stevens, paranormal investigator and author of “Haunted Martinsburg,” will lead a ghost tour on Saturday, exploring multiple sites mentioned in his book and in local folklore, including the Old Norbourne Cemetery Author: Art Cox.

Tod Carter, A Civil War Ghost Story – Franklin, Tennessee February 5, Bela Black Leave a comment The famous Captain Tod Carter had escaped from an old locomotive, he was being transported from a Union Soldier Prison on Johnson’s Island and being brought back home to fight the Battle at Franklin, Tennessee.

Few events have sparked more legends and stories of the supernatural than America's Civil War. The accounts of gallantry and heroism have spread far and wide.

Nancy Roberts grew up listening to her father's stories of the War Between the States and she trekked over. Top Ten Civil War Mysteries The Civil War novel is a cottage industry unto itself: library and bookstore shelves sag under the weight of battlefield chronicles brimming with pageantry, gun smoke, valor, and carnage.

But within the mystery and thriller genres, the War Between the States has received fairly scant treatment. Which is a shame, [ ].