Civil War Ghosts (Paperback)
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|A Union Lieutenant keeps his promise to return to his sweetheart in Brooklyn and waltz to The Blue Danube, even in death. In rural Virginia, a group of privileged pranksters suffer for dismissing the legend of the ghost who guards a Confederate shot tower. In a small town in South Carolina, a washer woman goes mad when she hears an army of the dead march through the streets night after night, at the stroke of midnight.|
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Authors include John Jakes, Ambrose Bierce, Manly Wade Wellman, and Mary Elizabeth Counselman. Ages 12 and up.Some of these stories were written at the time of the Civil War and some decades later. Some center on Union soldiers, others on Confederates. But what unifies them is the horror of the losses sustained, a horror that finally cannot be measured in numbers or dollars but can only be conveyed in the language of our nation's imagination.A collection of ghost stories centered around the War Between the States features tales by John Jakes, Mary Elizabeth Counselman, Ambrose Bierce, and others